Thursday, June 9, 2011

75,000 Coconuts Imported From Kerala Destroyed As They Are Unfit For Consumption

Around 75,000 Coconuts imported from Indian State of Kerala during the festive season on last April have been destroyed on their arrival to Colombo Harbour as they proved not suitable for consumption according to the Internal Trade Minister Johnston Fernanado.

Minister has stated this during todays Parliamentray Sessions as a answer to the question raised by JVP Parliamentarian Anura Kumara Dissanayake .

These Coconuts were imported during the festive season to reduced  escalating prices of Coconuts in local market.

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