He said he had been invited by the ministry to be a part of a 13-member committee to formulate a national fertilizer policy and its term ended last month.
"Our work was completed last month. As far as I know there is no question regarding my removal this month," he said.
He also revealed that he has not yet received a written notification of the steps taken to remove him as a member of the committee.
Agriculture Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage had instructed the Secretary to the Ministry of Agriculture Uditha K. Jayasinghe to remove Professor Marambe from all posts in the Ministry of Agriculture and its institutions, the Ministry said in a statement yesterday (26).