Illegal turmeric stocks to be handed over to SATHOSA - HERATH | Daily News

Illegal turmeric stocks to be handed over to SATHOSA - HERATH

State Minister of Company Estate Reforms, Tea Estate Crops, Tea Factory Modernization and Tea Export Diversification Kanaka Herath yesterday denied the allegation that the government is to destroy illegal stocks of turmeric presently held by the Sri Lanka Customs as per the newly introduced export limitations.

The State Minister, in reply to a query made by JVP MP Vijitha Herath, pointed out that no such step would be taken, and instead, the said turmeric powder stocks, which has been imported prior to government’s importation limitations, shall be handed over to SATHOSA.