Sri Lanka’s first footwear and leather industry hub is coming up–and it’s the Eastern Province that shall be hosting it. Meanwhile, Sri Lankan footwear and leather exports too have jumped by a strong 28%! “We are planning to set up Sri Lanka’s first footwear and leather industry city in the Eastern province” announced the Minister of Industry and Commerce Rishad Bathiudeen on February 3 in Colombo. Minister Bathiudeen was addressing the inaugural event of National…"Sri Lanka’s first footwear and leather hub rises in East"
President Maithripala Sirisena says Sri Lanka has been acknowledged as a country which has been freed from Malaria, elephantiasis and polio in its task to produce healthy people. He said the current government has plans to win future challenges in the health sector. The President was speaking at a ceremony to open the newly built cardiac and thoracic unit of the Cooperative Hospital of Galle yesterday (02ndJan). He stated that the government is aware of…"Government has plans to win future challenges in health sector – President"