LAK SATHOSA Chairman Dr Rohantha Atrhukorala (far left) and Minister Rishad Bathiudeen (third from left) at the opening

The 317th LAK SATHOSA branch –and the first branch in Batticaloa District- at Kalawanchikudi was opened to the public last week netting almost Rs 400,000 sales on in its opening day, the Ministry of Industry and Commerce said. “We are now ready to open 189 new LAK SATHOSA branches in the next 10 months”, Minister of Industry and Commerce Rishad Bathiudeen announced.