The government is to demotivate import of wheat flour. Minister Mahinda Amaraweera says that measures will be taken to impose a tax on import of wheat flour disregarding any objection erupts over this matter. The rice production in the country has shown a sound increase at present. Sri Lankan farmers are now in a position of producing quality rice. At a press briefing held in the Ministry of Agriculture recently said that therefore, the import of wheat flour should be discourage in order to increase the consumption of rice and allied products.
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