The signing of 33 MoUs with 23 drug manufacturing companies to locally manufacture drugs for the State Pharmaceuticals Corporation of Sri Lanka took place recently in Colombo under the patronage of Minister of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine Dr. Rajitha Senarathne.
In response to a request made by the students from the Commander, Security Forces - Jaffna (SF-J), the 522 Brigade of the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J) has set up a new drinking water facility in Navatkuli Maha Vidyalaya.
Ministry of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development has taken steps to implement a joint mosquito prevention program in fisheries harbor premises in parallel to the national Dengue prevention program.
The Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka (PUCSL) yesterday approved the ‘No coal’ scenario of the Ceylon Electricity Board’s (CEB) Least Cost Long Term General Expansion Plan (LCLTGEP) 2018-2037 as they pointed out that the cost of ‘externalities’ would make ‘no coal’ power generation cheaper than that with coal.
Health Minister Dr. Rajitha Senarathne said that the Kandy Teaching Hospital will be developed and declared as the second national hospital of the country. The minister expects to do that by the next year.
Fairly strong winds about 50 kmph can be expected over the island, particularly in the western slope of the central hills, Northern, North-central, Uva, and Eastern Provinces and in the Matale and Hambantota Districts.