Ampara farmers commended

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Ampara District Secretary, J.M.A. Douglas and Regional Director Irrigation, Eng. S. Gamage commended Ampara District farmers, especially in Akkaraipattu, for their excellent work in engaging in paddy cultivation despite the shortages of fertiliser, fuel, and other essential commodities. District Secretary Douglas, who was the Chief Guest, inaugurated the paddy harvesting of Ampara District in Akkaraipattu (Ampara Third Mile Post paddy lands) during Yala cultivated with water from the Senanayake Samudraya recently.

Regional Director of Irrigation, Eng. S. Gamage, District Director Agriculture, M.S.A. Kalees, and Deputy Director of Agriculture, M.F.A. Zameer (extension) and other high-ranking officials of the Department of Agriculture, Agrarian Services, and Irrigation accompanied the District Secretary.

By M.A.P. Deen (Ampara)