Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapakse says that the government has paid its attention on solving problems faced by Gem and jewelry exporters. The Prime Minister mentioned this while attending a discussion today at the Temple Trees. The Prime Minister pointed out that the gem and jewelery sector should make a considerable contribution to increase export revenue of the country. He said that all facilities have been made available to gem and jewelry exporters at present. He further said that attention has been paid on removing tax on foreign currencies on income tax based on tourist transactions.
- Textile and garment exports increased.
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