Minister of Agriculture Mahindananda Aluthgamage has acknowledged in Parliament at this time (23) that the Registrar of Pesticides – Dr. J.A Sumith was faraway from his place.
The minister had stated that Dr. Sumith had been eliminated as he had acted in a way which undermined state coverage and had overruled the ban on Glyphosate together with a number of different chemical substances.
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Registrar of Pesticide eliminated?
Agriculture Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage stated that the Registrar of Pesticides will likely be faraway from his submit and disciplinary motion will likely be taken towards him, over the gazette issued, lifting the ban on Glyphosate and a number of other different agrochemicals.
The Registrar of Pesticides had issued an Extraordinary Gazette notification yesterday (22) revoking the Gazette issued in 2014 prohibiting the use and sale of 5 pesticides together with Glyphosate.
Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage stated that Registrar of Pesticides Dr. J.A Sumith has been faraway from the submit and steps will likely be taken to revoke the gazette lifting the ban on sale and use of Glyphosate and a number of other different agro chemical substances that was issued final night time.
Nonetheless, the Registrar of Pesticides Dr. J.A Sumith says the Minister can’t take away him from the submit and he has issued a Gazette lifting the ban on Glyphosate and a number of other different agro chemical substances following the approval from the Authorized draftsman.
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Ban on 5 pesticides together with Glyphosate, revoked