Facelift for Narahenpita Economic Centre
Plans are underway to reorganize the Narahenpita Dedicated Economic
Centre to attract more people.
Consumer Affairs Minister Johnston Fernando instructed Cooperatives
Director Mohamed Shakeer to reorganize the centre after a surprise visit
to the Narahenpita Economic Centre Friday. The Minister instructed to
reopen all stalls closed temporarily or hand them over to vendors
willing to operate them.
The Minister had expressed his disappointment about the cleanliness
of the economic centre. He instructed officials to immediately clean the
The Centre's Security will be taken over by the Sathosa Security
Service from this week on the Minister's directive.
The Minister urged vendors to make their businesses competitive.
The Minister observed that there was a severe shortage of vegetables
and urged the officials not to have any shortages in the future.