Published on: April 26, 2024

US Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs Commits Support to Sri Lanka’s Dairy Modernization Efforts

Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Alexis Taylor, paid a courtesy call on President Ranil Wickremesinghe today (26).

During the discussions, the President was briefed on the ongoing dairy modernization program supported by the US. President Wickremesinghe welcomed the program, stating that it would complement the island-wide dairy expansion projects.

Furthermore, the President outlined the Government’s agriculture modernization efforts, emphasizing the importance of attracting a greater level of youth involvement in the sector. The US delegation expressed their support for these initiatives, pledging to provide necessary assistance.

Accompanying the President were Secretary to the President, Mr. Saman Ekanayake and Director of International Affairs, Mr. Dinouk Colombage.

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