Plantation Industries Minister Naveen Dissanayake today visited the Trico Container Yard at Grandpass in Colombo and inspected the facility installed at the yard to check the standard of tea leaves being prepared for export. The facility was launched with the assistance of the Customs. The minister is seen inspecting a sample of refuse tea detected at various checkpoints. Customs Director General Chulananda Perera and Tea Board Chairman Rohan Pethiyagoda accompanied the minister. Pix by Pradeep Pathirana
What is he trying to do? Impress the people around and the media men on his knowledge of tea? People with connections become ministers. They then go round with three or four vehicles in front and back impressing the passers by.