Sep 29, 2020

School students to get uniform material again Featured

The Cabinet of Ministers decided to provide material for students’ uniforms from next year, instead of providing vouchers.

The decision was reached during yesterday’s (28) Cabinet meeting held under the patronage of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa.

Speaking to the media after the Cabinet meeting, Minister Mahinda Amaraweera said the President had visited relevant factories and reached a decision to allow local manufacturers to produce uniforms.

Visiting several textile mills in Dankotuwa, president Gotabaya Rajapaksa had explored the possibility of assigning the larger percentage of supply of school and security forces uniform material to local industrialists and emphasized that it is imperative to commence the production of standard and high quality textiles immediately.