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Military to cultivate land in Northern province

Upto 1000 acres of land in Vavuniya, Mullaitivu, Kilinochchi and Mannar districts has been earmarked for a 're-cultivation' programme 'with the help of the security personnel in 30 army camps' reports Colombo Page.

The programme has been launched by Sri Lanka's Green Lands Development Central Authority also known as Hadabima Authority. The Ministry of Agriculture has granted Rs. 15 million towards this project.

Land has also been allocated in Anuradhapura district.