The Action Plan to Control the Dengue Epidemic prepared by WHO representatives, who arrived in the island, will be implemented. It will control Dengue by 50 percent within four weeks, Health Minister Dr. Rajitha Senarathne said.
Sri Lanka Parliament has organized a Felicitation Ceremony on the 24th July at Waters Edge, Battaramulla to honour the staff of the Secretary General of Parliament, who rendered a commendable service to the Parliament for more than two and a half decades. This is the third such function and has been organized under the guidance of the Speaker Karu Jayasuriya.
United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today congratulated the Sri Lankan Government for setting up an Office of Missing Persons (OMP) stating that is “an important step for all Sri Lankans who are still looking for the truth about their loved ones.”
Minister of Foreign Affairs Ravi Karunanayake said that President Maithripala Sirisena endorsed the necessary cause of action to implement the Office for Missing Persons following he signed off on the relevant Act yesterday (20th July).
Sri Lanka Standards Institution (SLSI) has released two draft national standards prepared by a Technical Committee for compost, manufactured using municipal solid waste and agricultural residues for the discussion.