An urgent press release, correcting a previous one on the subject,has been issued by Agriculture Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage’s media secretary Jayasuriya Udukumbura.
The press release states that Sri Lanka has not suspended the import of organic fertilizer from China and the suspension was in respect of the company that provided samples which had harmful bacteria in it.
The new press release corrects the statement attributed to the Agriculture Minister where he was previously quoted as saying that imports of organic fertilizer from China have been halted. The new press release stated that it should be corrected to say that imports from the Chinese company in question has been suspended.
Source: Lanka C News