The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna states that the government is planning on privatising MILCO which is currently a state owned institution.
Political Bureau member of the JVP Parliamentarian Anura Kumara Dissanayeke alleges that the government is currently refraining from purchasing dairy produce as a front for creating the conducive environment for this purpose.
Parliamentarian Anura Kumara Dissanayeke also levelled allegations against the respective subject minister when he noted that one of the machines that had been imported to transform liquid milk into spray dried milk had been in a state of disuse for over a year.
Our news team obtained the views of Minister of Livestock & Rural Community development H.R. Mithrapala, in order to ascertain his views regarding the allegations levelled by the JVP.