Import of handloom and batik textiles suspended

The Government has decided to suspend the import of handloom and batik textiles.

The decision was taken following a directive issued by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa.

The President had taken the decision in order to boost the local industry, the President’s Office said.

A discussion in this regard was held at the Presidential Secretariat today.

The President had noted that suspension will also help the local economy. (Colombo Gazette)

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