According to the Department of Government Information, Kithul related production industry which is endemic to Sri Lanka is recognized as a highly potential industry for earning foreign exchange.
úkq isßjßOk lshkafka iqrems ;reKshla jf.au ldf.;a wdorhg m;a jq rx.k Ys,amsKshla’ weh ksfjÈldjla úÈhg;a wm yuqjg meñfKkjd’ weh ue;lÈ hq.Èúhg m;a jqKd’ úkqf.a wdorKsh ieñhd iu. .;a PdhdrEm lsysmhla wka;¾cd,hg tla lr ;snqKd
tu PdhdrEm lsysmh my;ska’
It noted while steps were taken to uplift the Kithul industry, it was recognized that the expansion of Kithul related industry under the programme to create a people-centred economy by the present government is appropriate.
The Cabinet of the Ministers approved naming Kithul as a plantation crop and also establish the Kithul Development Board.