A discussion between SRI officials & a management team of Lanka Sugar Company (Pvt) Ltd, (Sevanagala & Pelwatte) on current situation of sugar sector was held on 23 June 2020 at SRI, Uda Walawe.

The main objective of the discussion was to make a program for introducing imported sugarcane varieties to commercial cultivation. It gave more emphasis to find solution for the issue of low sugar recovery rates experienced by local sugar sector recently.

The discussion was followed by a field visit to inspect the collection of imported varieties at SRI farm.