India hands over 21,000 tonnes of fertilizer to SL (Pics)
The Indian High Commissioner in Sri Lanka - Mr. Gopal Baglay has formally handed over 21,000 tonnes of fertilizer to the Sri Lankan government at the Colombo Port this morning (22).
This consignment, supplied under India's special support to the people of Sri Lanka, follows 44,000 tonnes supplied last month under Indian support totalling about USD 4bn in 2022, the High Commission says.
The fertilizer will contribute to food security and support the farmers of Sri Lanka and demonstrates benefits to the people from close ties with India and mutual trust and goodwill between the two nations, the HC adds.
Minister of Agriculture - Mahinda Amaraweera, Minister of Ports and Shipping - Nimal Siripala de Silva as well as officials attended the event.
(Pics : Twitter Feed of Indian HC)