Wednesday, December 17, 2008
Cabinet is Due to Meet again This Evening To Review and Taken a Decesion to Reduce the Price Of Petrol Litre to Rs.100 according to the Supreme Court Order.Supreme Court yesterday Ordered Ceylon Petroleum Corporation(CPC) to Reduced the Petrol Litre effect from Midnight Yesterday(17) and the Copy of this order is due to send to the Cabinet Today..However Government yesterday Night said that the Price of the Petrol Litre will remain same till the Cabinet Receive the Copy of the Supreme Court Order.
World Bank has Granted Rs 350 Million For Take Measures to Prevent Spreading of Avian Flu In Sri Lanka Deputy Director General Of Health Services(Public Health)Dr.Palitha Mahipala Said Today(17).Health Ministry already Uplifted The Standard of the Government Hospital Laboratories,Conducting Awareness Programmes For Hospital Staff on Avian Flu and Bought medicinal Drugs for the Flu by using this Grant He Stressed.
At Present there is No Threat of Spreading Avian Flu in Sri Lanka but If the Disease is Spreading in our Neighboring India and Pakistan there is a risk of Transmitting the Disease here as well He Added.Dr.Mahipala Revealed this at a Seminar Held This Morning At the Health Education Bureau Regarding the Avian Flu.
Supreme Court Ordered that Petrol Prices to be reduce to Rs.100 Per Liter with the effect from Midnight Today(17).Now the Price of the Petrol Liter is Rs.134.Recently Government Reduced the Price of the Petrol Litre by Rs 20.However still the Public Transport Authorities and the Bakers are not providing the Benefit of these price reductions to the consumers by reducing the prices of Bus Tickets and Bakery Products.The Prices Of these still stands the same.