Hon. State Minister for Plantations Mr Kanaka Herath visited the Tea Research Institute at Talawakelle on 17th October 2020
Hon. State Minister for Plantations Mr Kanaka Herath visited the Tea Research Institute at Talawakelle, on 17th October 2020. During his visit, he explored the potential for imparting the technologies on tea cultivation and processing to tea stakeholders, with the aim of enhancing their productivity and the profitability. He also visited the St. Coombs Tea Factory and the research laboratories of TRI, to familiarize with the innovations and new technological developments in tea research sector. Participating in the discussion, the State Minister mentioned that he was pleased to visit the world’s second oldest tea research institute and to be able to share the knowledge with veterans and scholars of the tea industry.