Oct 27, 2021

Term of national fertilizer policy Committee ended last month- Prof. Marambe (Video) Featured

Senior Professor of the Faculty of Agriculture at the University of Peradeniya Buddhi Marambe has expressed his views to the media regarding his removal from all posts in the Ministry of Agriculture and the institutions under it.

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).