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Will provide facilities to encourage local entrepreneurs: State Minister Ranaweera

State Minister Prasanna Ranaweera today assured that the government will take steps to provide facilities including bank loans to those who are involved in uplifting small-scale local industries.

He stated that this was a step in order to uplift local businesses and encourage entrepreneurs.

This was stated at a gathering in Gampaha where the State Minister requested all entrepreneurs in the Gampaha district engaged in brass and metal related industries to inform the government on their shortcomings and needs to develop their businesses.

He noted that it was important to recognize and uplift those entrepreneurs engaged in promising businesses to develop the country’s industries further.