Professionals National Front has come out in support of the government’s decision to impose a ban on chemical fertilizers. Professionals National Front has expressed its support as a result of the harmful health impacts of fertilizer use and the adverse impact on the economy due to costly chemical fertilizer importation. The Professionals National Front and Government Medical Officers Association representative Dr. Samantha Ananda said that their support for the ban crossed all political and cultural divides in the country. Dr. Ananda was speaking at a Press Conference convened by the Professionals National Front at the Government Information Department recently. He said that chemical fertilizer has contaminated the water supply and it is a leading cause of chronic kidney disease in the country.
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