Deputy Minister Ranjith Siyambalapitiya has pointed out that the Government had plans to achieve victory in the economic drive after the achievements made by routing terrorism.
The Deputy Minister said their intention was to launch factories within the Industrial Park and find jobs for the people of the environs. He is satisfied that persons who had excelled in business in the area had come forward to launch factories in the Industrial Park. This, he said is considered as another victory of the Mahinda Chintana.
The Deputy Minister was speaking after launching construction work on the Galigamuwa Industrial park. Each factory in this park can generate about 500 jobs. It will provide an opportunity to undertake many productions including the manufacture of roofing sheets required in the local construction sector. The first consignment to be produced by the factory which is manufacturing roofing sheets is expected to be provided within one year for new houses which are coming up in the Northern and Eastern Provinces.