Monday, July 12, 2004

Iran ready to supply fertiliser to Sri Lanka

Online edition of Daily News - News: "Iran ready to supply fertiliser to Lanka
by Uditha Kumarasinghe
Iran has pledged to sign an agreement with Sri Lanka to provide fertiliser at concessionary rates.
This firm assurance was made by Iranian Ambassador Begnam Bearous who called on Agriculture, Livestock and Lands Minister Anura Kumara Dissanayake at his Ministry.
The ambassador pointed out to the Minister that both countries could reach an agreement on fertiliser. He also pledged to provide Iranian technical expertise and agriculture equipment to the Government.
'There are more similarities between Sri Lanka and Iran rather than differences. I have engaged in my mission as a friendly diplomat in the region,' the Iranian Ambassador told the Minister. "


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