While making it a reality, the concept of “Vistas of Prosperity and Splendour” of H. E. the President, Gotabhaya Rajapaksa and in view of increasing the expected sugarcane harvest by the new Board of Management of Lanka Sugar Company (Pvt.) Ltd., Pelwatte to meet the need for Sugar in Sri Lanka, planting of sugarcane in a block of land of more than 10,000 acres in extent in the areas of Okkampitiya, Maligawila, Illukpitiya, Hebessa and Gomadiyawala, was initiated from the area of Gomadiyawala on 14th October last year.
The Hon. Minister of Plantation along with some other State Ministers including Hon. Janaka Wakkumbura, the State Minister of Development of Minor Crops and Export Agriculture Promotion and Hon. Shashindra Kumara Rajapaksa, the State Minister of Agriculture and Organic Fertilizer Production, politicians of the area and the officials of Lanka Sugar Company (Pvt.) Ltd. graced this occasion.