Lanka-Israel to exchange irrigation knowledge


Lanka-Israel to exchange irrigation knowledge

‘The Irrigation technology exchange between Sri Lanka and Israel is
very important as Sri Lanka after eradicating terrorism has started a
rapid development drive, Irrigation and Water Resources Management
Minister Nimal Siripala de Silva said.


Irrigation and Water Resources Management Minister Nimal
Siripala de Silva discussing with Israeli delegates at the
Ministry premises. Israeli Ambassador Mark Sofer,
Agriculture Director General Dr Taniv Rophe and Business
Delegate – Vitzhak Kiriati also participated.

Minister de Silva said so while participating in a discussion with
Israeli Agriculture Minister Orit Noked at the Ministry recently.

The Israeli Agriculture Minister said that, they hope to provide high
standard milch cows to increase Sri Lanka’s milk production free.

‘The Israeli government will study the reservoirs and water
management systems in Sri Lanka. They hope to exchange their experience
in the same field, Noked said.

‘Israel hopes to popularise drip irrigation in Sri Lanka, a
technology which is being widely used in agricultural work,’ she said.

Under this programme the two countries will exchange their knowledge
of agriculture and irrigation.

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