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Large-scale cassava project gets underway President lays foundation stone for industrial complex

Local News from Sri Lanka: The first ever large-scale Green Investment Project to introduce cassava (manioc) to the international market through the US Dollar 40 million Foreign Direct Investment was launched yesterday  (8) with the President laying the foundation stone for the industrial complex to be built in Welikanda, Polonnaruwa.

Starch Industries (Pvt) Ltd, a Sri Lankan agri-pharma company, has launched this project in partnership with Gramashakthi People Movement to introduce cassava to the international market.

Construction started under President Sirisena’s Gramashakthi concept

Governor of the North Central Province–Sarath Ekanayake, Chairman of Starch Industries (Pvt) Ltd Andreas Wyk was among those invited to the gathering.

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