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    Reviving traditional handloom industry in Sri Lanka

    July 21, 2014

    Chairperson of the Liya Abhiman Organization Mrs. Pushpa Rajapaksa made an inspection visit to Meerigama  - Kottala Liya Abhiman Handloom Textile Training Center recently.

    Kottala Hand loom Textile Training Center development project was implemented on a concept of Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa and under the guidance of Mrs. Pushpa Rajapaksa,  Chairperson of “Liya Abhiman organization”.


    The Pakistan Government has given assistance to this project to revive the traditional handloom industry in Sri Lanka. Handloom Textile is a labor intensive cottage industry and it plays  an important  role in providing employment opportunities for people in Meerigama- Kottala areas. Liya Abhiman Organization plays a catalytic role in modernization of Handloom Sector in Gampaha District through up-grading skills of weavers by providing modern looms, training and equipments. (KH)

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