1.5 billion dollar income from herbal plant exports

An annual income of 1.5 billion dollars could easily be obtained from herbal plant exports, says primary industries minister Daya Gamage. Speaking at a function in Galle, he said there was a demand of around 140 billion dollars in the world market for traditional medicinal products and services. He said his ministry was looking into […]

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Export crop plant cultivation week begins

Primary industries minister Daya Gamage has launched a weeklong export crop plant cultivation porgramme at Poddiwela in Galle in view of the first anniversary of the present government. This is being conducted in parallel to the ministry efforts to double export revenue by 2020. Addressing the occasion, minister Gamage said 100,000 women would be introduced […]

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