President to table cabinet paper to resolve problems of small and medium scale rice millers

12 February 2019 - 72   - 0

President Maithripala Sirisena will put forward a cabinet paper today (Feb 12) to provide compensation and solutions for the problems faced by small and medium scale rice millers.

Speaking at a meeting in Battaramulla attended by small and medium scale entrepreneurs, the President said that the state policy focuses on uplifting the lives of the people who are finding it difficult to make ends meet.

These people will be assissted via a broad programme, Mr. Sirisena said while outlining the importance of moving forward with the cooperation of the public and private sector to formulate new policies and strategies.

Agirculture Minister P. Harrison, Non Cabinet Minister of Economic Reform and Public Distribution Dr. Harsha De Silva, District Secretaries, Secretaries of divisional Secretariats and public officers were present at the meeting.

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