Sri Lanka President Gotabaya Rajapaksa says that there is NO change in the government policy on fertilizer. Subsidies will be provided only for those who are engaged in organic farming.

There is no change in government policy. President Gotabaya Rajapaksa emphasizes that the country’s agriculture is only for a green agriculture that focuses on the use of organic fertilizers.

The President pointed out that the reason for farmers to engage in protests and delay cultivation was that they were not properly informed. The President expressed his displeasure to the officials for not informing them. President Gotabaya Rajapaksa stressed the need for officials to seek action on behalf of agitating farmers within the Green Agriculture Policy.

It was also stated that there is no impediment for officials who do not agree with the policy to leave.