‘Harvest 2018’, organised by the Agriculture Ministry with the intention of building a modern culture in agriculture, was opened by President Maithripala Sirisena, at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall, yesterday.
This exhibition was held for the public yesterday from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. It is comprised of exhibition stalls, food stalls, fruit and vegetable stalls and many other sections.
A number of local and foreign institutes are gathered in this exhibition, the key objective of which is to introduce modern technological methods to the Sri Lankan farmer community, to develop agriculture. It is expected to create a great demand for the vegetables and fruits cultivated in the island, in the foreign countries.
The president opened the exhibition and engaged in friendly conversation with the office bearers.
MPs Mahinda Amaraweera and Duminda Dissanayake and Agriculture Ministry Secretary K.D.S. Ruwanchandra and other officers were present in this event.