Oct 25, 2018 (LBO) – Sri Lanka’s Finance Ministry has introduced a call center and a hotline number 1925 to assist and resolve issues faced by entrepreneurs under the Enterprise Sri Lanka credit scheme.
Accordingly, any entrepreneur can dial the special information hotline to submit their inquiries, complaints, and feedback.
Under this scheme, over 58,817 million rupees have so far been provided as loans to individuals and businesses which consisted of 16 business categories including self-entrepreneurs.
Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera said that the government hopes to create 100,000 entrepreneurs in the country within the first year of the program consisting of collateral free concessionary loan schemes for entrepreneurs.
Samaraweera further said that he expects to widen the scope of the programme in the upcoming budget.