President Maithripala Sirisena says laws will be enacted directly or indirectly against illegal loggers despite various criticism.
Speaking during an event in Polonnaruwa President said the decision to suspend the importation of certain equipment was reached in keeping with this objective.
The Head of State noted several countries in the world sell bottles of oxygen in shops.
President Maithripala Sirisena stressed the country face the same fate in another 20 years if felling of years continues.
The President claimed the process to impose direct and indirect laws to prevent illegal logging will therefore be enacted strictly despite various objections.