"Along With Fertiliser, Kidneys Too Will Have To Be Imported": President Sirisena Hits Out At The Two Main Candidates

November 08, 2019

President Maithripala Sirisena lashed out at the two main Presidential candidates over their promise to provide farmers with fertilizer free of charge.

Addressing an event, Sirisena said, "Along with fertilizer, kidneys too will have to be imported."

The President added that promoting the use of chemical fertilizer was not sustainable for the future of Sri Lanka.

The two main presidential candidates have promised major subsidies for the agricultural sector.

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