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Sri Lankan army’s profitable agricultural enterprise

The Sri Lankan Army has generated over Rs 50m through agriculture on Tamil land.

The army is engaging in 6 projects, including in Udayarkaadu, Kandakaadu, Menik Farm, Vellankulam and Nachikkuda, spending Rs 26.16m, according to the Director of Agriculture and Livestock of the army, Colonel Buwaneka Gunaratne.

According to the Army, the aim is to promote agriculture that “does not poison the earth or upset the delicate balance of nature, whilst encouraging healthy lifestyles”, reported ColomboPage.

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