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100 Dengue Prevention Assistants have left for Kinniya.

A group of 100 Dengue Prevention Assistants out of 500 recruited recently for the dengue prevention in Western Province by the Health Ministry will engage in Dengue Prevention activities in Kinniya, Trincomalee from today.


They were attached to the field duties on Saturday after providing a proper training. The ministry says, another 1000 dengue prevention assistants will be recruited to intensify the campaign. Over 21,000 dengue patients have been reported so far during this year. Out of the total 8100 patients are from the western province.

The Speaker says a government's main responsibility is to create an environment for the people to live in a just society.

 

Karu Jayasuriya says a government's main responsibility is to create an environment for the people to live in a just society. Fairness should prevail in every aspect of the society. Corruption and violence should be eliminated once for all. The speaker made these remarks joining A special discussion on Weligama charter on the task of media for

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The next presidential mobile service will be held simultaneously in 5 districts.

 

Minister of Home Affairs Vajira Abeywardena says the next presidential mobile service will be held simultaneously in 5 districts. It will be held districts including Mannar, Mulaitivu, Vanuniya and Kilinochchi. A discussion to enlighten the public officials will be held today at the Ministry.

  A delegation from 2OR Buddhist Charity Organization called on President to discuss about its future philanthropic activities in Sri Lanka.

A delegation from 2OR Buddhist Charity Organization called on President Maithripala Sirisena to discuss about its future philanthropic activities in Sri Lanka at the Presidential Secretariat yesterday.

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A three year programme to develop the City of Katharagama.

Minister Ranjith Madduma Bandara says, that  the government has  planned  a three year development programme  for the  City of Katharagama  Expected  expenditure  of the programme is  400 million. The minister who declared open the mobile service  intended to  resolve  land issues of Kiri Vehera Raja Maha vihara this morning expressed these views.

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A deputy minister points out that the controversial institute of SAITM should be public private partnership.

Deputy minister Karunarathne Paranavithana says that SAITM Institution in Malabe, should be in-cooperated into government university where students entering the institution can be educated under payment. Deputy Minister’s opinion is, that it can be collaborated with the open university.

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500 dengue prevention assistants receive their Letter of Appointment from the hand of President.

President Maithripala Sirisena presented letter of appointments to a group of Dengue prevention assistants this morning.The event took place at the independence square and the 1st group of dengue preventers were referred to the western province. This group consists of 500 dengue prevention assistants. Joining the event, Health Dr.Rajitha Senarathne said, that more 1500 of them will be recruited and the cabinet approval is being granted.

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Minister Sagala Rathnayake said that the government plans to enact new laws to curb organized crime.

Minister Sagala Rathnayake said that the government plans to enact new laws to curb organized crime. He said the government will introduce an Organized Crime Prevention Act to control drug trafficking as well.

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