President Maithripala Sirisena opened the Lanka Sathosa outlet at Kohuwala yesterday (28th March) with the aim of providing high quality food at concessionary prices to the consumers.
In parallel to the opening of this outlet other 52 outlets were opened around the country yesterday.
Accordingly, at present there are 380 Lanka Sathosa outlets across the country and the government expects to increase the number of Sathosa outlets up to 500 by the end of this year.
The President also inspected the newly opened outlet.
Minister of Industry and Commerce Rishad Bathiudeen, Minister Mano Ganesan, State Minister A.H.M. Fowzie, S. M. Marikkar MP, and Sathosa Chairman, T.M.K.B. Thennakoon also participated on this occasion.