Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa says that he will introduce a proper agricultural policy. He added that the number of new entrants to the field of agriculture is not sufficient, though they are the main breadwinners of families. Taking this situation into consideration a national agricultural policy will be formulated for the development of the agricultural sector in the country.
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