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Secretary Defence Visits Crab Fattening Site in Kayts
[2012-02-26 09:05:28]

Hon. Secretary to the Ministry of Defence and Urban Development Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa visited the Crab Fattening Farm at Karampan in Kayts island on Friday (24). Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa went to Kayts amidst his busy schedule in Jaffna to meet the reintegrated Ex-LTTE combatants who are working on the project together with soldiers serving in Kayts.

The Crab Fattening Project was started by Civil Affairs and Public Relations Office of Security Forces Headquarters - Jaffna (SF-J) with instructions of Secretary Defence and the Commander of the Army four months ago as a livelihood project for rehabilitated ex-LTTE combatants and their close relatives living in coastal area of Karampan in the Kayts island.

Commander SF-J Major General Mahinda Hathurusinghe explained the progress of the project to the visiting Secretary. Until the process of fattening water crabs and marketing is properly streamlined, the17th Battalion Gemunu Watch commanded by Lieutenant Colonel Senaka Premawansa is assisting the Cooperative Society established for its employees.

The crab fattening project in Kayts was able to achieve desired results with technical assistance and guidance of Ms. Maheeni Samarakoon Singappuli, an expert in the field and coordination of Lieutenant Colonel Lal Nanayakkara, the Civil Affairs Officer of Headquarters SF-J.

Secretary Defence having observed the progress, met the workers and inquired about their views on the project.

Maiden harvest of the project was reaped and sold the same day.

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