Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapakse says that prominence was given always to local products under his governments. He said that marketing and use of handy crafts should be popularized to promote the local handicraft industry. The Prime minister mentioned this while attending the “Shilpa Thursday” handicraft marketing promotion programme at Diyatha uyana, Battaramulla today. Expressing he views Minister Wimal Weerawansa says that local industries collapsed during the time of the previous government due to wrong economic policies.
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- A five-member committee appointed to look into the activities of the Sri Lanka Medical Council