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Producers,growers make sacred offerings of tea to Getabaru Raja Maha Viharaya

Plantation Industries Minister Navin Dissanayake and Project Management, Youth Affairs and Southern Development Minister Sagala Ratnayaka made the first offerings of new tea produced after the Sinhala and Hindu New Year to the Getabaru Raja Maha Viharaya in Kotapola last morning.

The ceremony of making sacred offerings of the first tea produced in the Southern Province after the Sinhala and Hindu New Year to the Getabaru Raja Maha Viharaya was first held last year to celebrate Sri Lanka’s 150th year in the tea industry.

A large number of producers and tea growers in the Galle and Matara districts attended the ceremony to make their offerings.