Representatives of All-Island Roofing Tiles Manufacturers’ Association and the Footwear and Leather Goods Manufacturers Association met President Maithripala Sirisena today (Sep. 11) at the Presidential Secretariat.

They discussed about the issues related to their industries.

The representatives of All-Island Roofing Tiles Manufacturers’ Association briefed the President about their issue arisen due to the substitute roofing material. They also said it is difficult to get sufficient quantities of clay for their products.

The representatives of Footwear and Leather Goods Manufacturers Association stated that their industry is facing problems due to foreign products.

The President directed the officials to find the ways and means to provide relief for these producers.

State Minister Sudarshani Fernandopulle and the former senior minister Milroy Fernando also joined this discussion.

 

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