Racketeers Responsible For Export Sector Decline- Pres
President Maithripala Sirisena has said the country’s export sector has declined due to the actions of various racketeers.
The Head of State made these comments while attending the National Tea Awards ceremony held at the Nelum Pokuna Theatre.
Speaking further, the President pointed out that focus should now be directed at the suitability of re-exports.
The Head of State reiterated that the government will give priority to the plantations sector as well as the export industry when strengthening foreign assets and export markets.
He added that the necessary funds have been allocated in this year’s Budget for that purpose as well.