The Chairman of BOI Mr. Sanjaya Mohottala stressed the need of continuing the manufacturing process as a national responsibility, despite the current Covid 19 pandemic situation in the country.
He said in a press release that the Board of Investment of Sri Lanka will continue providing necessary guidance and facilities to these enterprises under BOI fold.
BOI enterprises are encouraged to continue operations while strictly adhering to the guidelines issued by the Ministry of Health. The countrywide travel restrictions will not cause any inconvenience to the cargo movements and logistic facilities.
Exports of the companies will continue unabated amidst travel restrictions. All the services provided by the BOI will be available without interruption through online platforms and at service locations.
Factories have been instructed to act as a Bio -Security Bubble to contain the spread of the pandemic.
The BOI requests to follow the health advise given by the experts in safeguarding the well-being of the people.
To mitigate the spread of the virus and ensure the maximum protection of the employees, the BOI has already requested the authorities to vaccinate the factory employees according based on risk assessment methodology.