When the members of parliament drew attention to the reclamation of paddy land in the advisory committee held in the parliament, the Minister of Agriculture Mahinda Amaraweera said that the reclamation of paddy land should be done only with the special permission of the ministry.
It is also reported that the animal welfare bill to be presented in this discussion was also discussed.
It was pointed out in this discussion that the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act passed in 1907 in Sri Lanka should be prepared according to the new international laws. says
It is also reported that it was decided to discuss again in two weeks with written requests.