The cabinet has approved the Vote on Account for the first four months of next year by Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa. This was disclosed by Minister Mahinda Samarasinghe during the cabinet press briefing at the Government Information Department today.
The cabinet has approved the proposal presented by President Maithripala Sirisena to review and examine entire staff in connection with all procurements by the state institutions. The cabinet approved the proposal to empower local Potato farmers.
The payments for the Potatoes purchased by cooperative societies will be streamlined. An expert committee will be appointed to make recommendations to improve productivity of dairy farmers. The special provision act to recover loans will be amended.