Cabinet approval has been granted to sign a joint statement of intent between the Government of India and the Government of Sri Lanka for co-operation in the field of animal husbandry and dairying,
Cabinet Spokesman Mass Media Minister Dr. Bandula Gunawardhana said.
He was speaking at the weekly Cabinet media briefing held yesterday at the Government Information Department.
It has been proposed to sign a joint declaration of intent between the Government of India and the Government of Sri Lanka to work together to achieve the goals of improving the quality of dairy products in Sri Lanka, making the country self-sufficient in milk production and increasing the income of small scale dairy farmers.
The Attorney General’s clearance has been received for the Joint Declaration of Intent that has been drafted for this. Accordingly the Cabinet of Ministers approved the combined proposal presented by the President and the Agriculture Minister to sign the said joint declaration of intent.