Monday, 20 January 2014 - 11:30
Eastern Province economy expands to Rs. 473 bn
The Eastern Province Economy that was 134 billion rupees around six years ago has expanded 473 billion rupees as at 2012.
This explains the traction that the economy has got with the increased business activity said Board Director and business personality Rohantha Athukorala at the Invest in East International Conference staged at Taj Samudra Hotel last week.
The conference was organized by the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Production and Development, Rural Industries Development and Fisheries and Tourism of the Eastern Province, in collaboration with the Ministry of Economic Development and Ministry of Investment Promotion that over 250 potential investors from round Sri Lanka and abroad.