President Maithripala Sirisena opened the Lanka Sathosa outlet at Kohuwala today (28) with the aim of providing high quality food at concessionary rates to the consumers.
In parallel to the opening of this outlet further 52 outlets were opened around the country on the same day.
Accordingly, at present there are 380 Lanka Sathosa outlets across the country and the Government is expected to increase the number of Sathosa outlets to 500 by end of this year.
The President after the opening of the new Kohuwala Lanka Sathosa, made an inspection tour of this outlet.
Minister of Industry and Commerce Rishad Bathiudeen, Minister Mano Ganesan, State Minister,A.H.M. Fowzie, S. M. Marikkar MP, Sathosa Chairman, T.M.K.B. Thennakoon and many others participated at this occasion.