Mannar’s US$5mn apparel factory project to commence end June

* BOI approved factories going green, says Chairman

Sri Lanka’s Timex and Fergasam Group (T&FG), a manufacturer and exporter of high quality garments is ready to commence the construction of twin apparel factories in Mannar Industrial Zone approved by Board of Investment (BOI) end of June 2012. This proposed US$ 5 million worth factory, a first in the Mannar region, will be ready for commercial operations by January 2013 and would provide over 1,200 employment opportunities for the people in the area, the BOI said in statement yesterday (19).

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