Agri. Minister gives ultimatum or to quit

Published : 9:07 am  October 22, 2018 | No comments so far |  |  (36) reads | 

By Dayaseeli Liyanage   

Minister of Agriculture Mahinda Amaraweera has given a deadline to his department heads to complete the on going development works as scheduled before December 31 of this year, or face removal from their posts.   


The minister had issued the deadline in the progress review meeting of the 12 heads of departments under the Ministry of Agriculture.   It was revealed in this meeting that one institution had spent only Rs.80 million so far out of Rs.3, 000 million allocated to that institution.   


Minister Amaraweera had informed that the heads of departments who had not completed the scheduled projects within the next few weeks will be removed from their posts.   


He  further informed that he would review the progress in the next year review committee meeting.