President Maithripala Sirisena declared open the modernized Thriposha factory situated in Kandana, today (05).
The government has allocated 500 million rupees from Budget 2016 for the renovation works of the Thriposha factory in Kandana, which is now a full government owned company of the Ministry of Health. In Budget 2015, the annual allocation was 200 million rupees only.
The production capacity will increase with the installation of modern equipment at the Thriposha Factory in Kandana.
The President also engaged in an observation tour of the modernized factory.
Ven. Athuraliya Ratana Thero, Minister Rajitha Senaratne, Deputy Minister, Faisal Cassim, Kavinda Jayawardana, MP, Secretary, Ministry of Health, Anura Jayawickrama, Director General of Health Services Dr. Palitha Mahipala, Sri Lanka Thriposha Limited Chairman M.D. Bandusena and many others participated at this event.