Establishment of a committee for the development of rubber cultivation

Business local Srilanka

Minister Keheliya Rambukwella affirms that the Cabinet has approved the proposal submitted by the Minister of Plantation, Ramesh Pathirana in relation to the Establishment of a committee for the development of rubber cultivation and its affiliated industries in Sri Lanka.

Accordingly, to continue the value chain of the rubber sector in Sri Lanka with good performance, this committee is initiated to present policy recommendations to the government it is chaired by the Secretary of the Ministry of Plantation Industries and consists of representatives of other relevant Ministries and Institutions.

Moreover, the committee hopes to meet the local demand for rubber and improve the quality of local rubber in the international market