Rice bonanza for parliamentarieans

A bumper paddy harvest in Sri Lanka boosting economic growth and enhancing the country's food security situation has also provided an unexpected bonanza for parliamentarians. Recently Agriculture Minister S.B. Dissanayake urged parliament to serve three rice meals or rice-related meals a day. "If our parliamentarians have grown on one rice meal a day, imagine their 'joy' if asked to consume three rice meals," quipped a business analyst.

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