Minister of Agriculture explores opportunities to export eggs and chicken.
Minister of Agriculture Mahinda Amaraweera instructed the relevant officials to look into the opportunities of exporting eggs and chicken.
He says that chicken and eggs are already being exported to several countries including the Maldives.
Minister Amaraweera says that Sri Lanka will have to import eggs in the upcoming festive season.
However, he says says that steps have been taken to ensure that eggs and chicken will be produced within the country, by next year.
The Minister of Agriculture says that a surplus of eggs is expected to be created by August 2024, and that plans have already been made to look into the opportunities in the world market.