The Agro based Industries and Promotion of Marketing Infrastructure Facilities for Agro Products Project is proposed to be implemented by the Ministry of Rural Economy during 2017-2020 utilizing concessionary financial assistance of the Chinese Government connected to the “Pibidemu Polonnaruwa” Multi Sectoral Development Programme.
The Construction of the Agro-Economic Centre at Kaduruwela is the foremost sub project among the auxiliary projects to be implemented under the Master Project. His Excellency the President laid foundation for this Agro-Economic Centre on 07 September 2017.
It is expected to invest a sum of Rs. 5,200 million in the construction of the Agro Economic Centre at Kaduruwela. 200 trading premises covering diverse sectors are slated to be set up within this Centre which comprises a Main Commercial Complex and Agro-Industrial premises.
Hon. P. Harrison, Minister of Rural Economy, Hon. Peshala Jayarathna Bandara, Chief Minister of the North Central Province, the Ambassador of the P.R of China in Sri Lanka and local and foreign distinguished guests participated in this occasion.