Tuesday, 07 April 2015 - 9:00
World Food safety of a country is as crucial as its national security - PM
Prime Minister Ranil wickremasinghe issuing a message on World Health Day says " World Food safety of a country is as crucial as its national security.
He says "World Health Organization proclaims that, unsafe food is linked to the deaths of two million people annually.
It has caused uncountable side effects against a healthier life.
Identifying the timely need of the matter, World Health Organization has announced, "From farm to plate make food safe" as its theme for the year 2015.
It is victory of the present Government to work towards the food safety of Sri Lankans, by establishing a separate Ministry for the purpose, first time in the history of Sri Lanka, in the very particular year where food safety is being considered by the world.