State Ministry of Primary Industries’ Institutions Contribute Rs. 925 Million in Annual Dividends to Treasury
In a formal ceremony held at the Presidential Secretary and presided over by President Ranil Wickremesinghe, five institutions under the purview of the State Ministry of Primary Industries presented their annual dividends to the Treasury on November 10.
A total sum of Rs. 925 million was remitted, symbolizing a collaborative effort between the public and private sectors to enhance the nation’s financial stability. The breakdown of contributions includes Rs. 350 million from the National Gems and Jewellery Authority, Rs. 300 million from Lanka Phosphate Company Ltd., Rs. 100 million each from BCC Lanka and National Salt Company, and Rs. 75 million from Sri Lanka Cement Corporation.
The President’s Media Division (PMD) highlighted the significance of this financial contribution, emphasizing the synergy between various sectors in supporting the economic health of the country. The event was attended by Minister of State for Primary Industries, Mr. Chamara Sampath Dasanayake, along with chairmen and officials representing the contributing institutions.