The Plantation Infrastructure and Livestock Development Ministry is seeking public assistance to divert cattle from the slaughter house.
Such cattle could have a more productive future of the National Livestock Development Board in various parts of the island.
Minister C. B. Ratnayake pointed out that though the live of cattle brought for slaughter are saved by many people there is no proper place to keep them. Since there is enough room in the farms belonging to the Board this problem could be avoided the minister said.
Individuals interested in this meritorious act could pay a fee and save the life of a bull or cow and hand it over to the Board.
For details contact the Chairman Live Stock Development Board on Tel. 2501701 or 2501702.