Six estates on long-term lease for cashew cultivation

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Six estates in the Kilinochchi, Mannar, Batticaloa, Trincomalee, and Puttalam Districts are to be given on   long-term lease basis to the Sri Lanka Cashew Corporation for cashew cultivation.

Cabinet approval was given on Tuesday to give the estates on lease, after considering a proposal by Minister of Plantation Development Navin Dissanayake.

The decision to allocate Government lands to Sri Lanka Cashew Corporation on long-term lease basis has been taken in a bad to develop the cashew industry in the country.