Parliamentarian Namal Rajapaksa and Governor of Northern Province GA Chandrasiri participated in the ceremony of introducing the local products to the market, which was held at Kilinochchi Cooperative Society Board on 04 May 2012.
Under the guidance of Namal Rajapaksa MP, Kilinochchi District Cooperative Society along with National Food Promotion board had taken steps to increase the local products and standardize them to export quality. Governor of Northern Province paid much attention and assisted in several ways to enrich the local and small industries.
At the first phase, certain numbers of local manufactures have been facilitated with micro credits. They were sent to Colombo for trainings in order to learn how to maintain the standards at their products and in packing technologies.
District Cooperative Society has taken steps to collect the products for marketing and standardized items will be exported to other districts.
Governor assured to provide a variety of centers for the local products in Kilinochchi.
Minister of Agriculture Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena, Parliamentarian M.Chandrakumar, Chairperson of National Food Promotion Board Mrs. Kumudunee Gunasekara, Vice Chairman Mr.Dhammika Solaman, Chairman of District Cooperative Society Kilinochchi T.Thavaraja, representatives of rural based societies also participated at this occasion.