Army joins Govt’s national home gardening drive


Keeping with Government’s ‘Green Lanka’ national home gardening drive, saplings were planted at the Sri Lanka Army Headquarters on Tuesday (29) with the participation of Chief of Defence Commander of the Army and Head of the Green Agriculture Operation Centre, General Shavendra Silva.  

The programme titled ‘Let’s Start From Our Home Garden’ commenced in Diyatalawa, Panagoda, Kandakadu, Kilinochchi, Akkarayakulam, Mullaitivu, Karandeniya, Vellankulam, Adiyapuliyankulam, Thambuththegama, Mahawa army camps and Menik Farm, Niraviya and Kankesanturai Army farms. 

The Army also launched an organic fertiliser production project in association with the Ceylon Fertiliser Company at camps islandwide recently; giving its fullest contribution to the promotion of organic fertiliser production in the country.