Mr. Rajapaksa pointed out that the President had assured the necessary strength and courage for the local producers to compete in the market. This is has also been ensured in the Mahinda Chinthana. He noted that the intention of the President is to further expand the textile industry and uplift it.
The Minister was speaking during an observation tour of a private textile factory at Kahapola in Piliyandala. The Minister clarified as to how a higher value can be received for the products within the local and world markets. Several Parliamentarians were present.