Tuesday, July 21, 2009

IMF Provisonally Agreed To Grant Rs.2.5 Billion Loan For Sri Lanka

International Monetary Fund (IMF) says today it has provisionally agreed to a US 2.5 Billion loan for Sri Lanka and pending final approval for it on this Friday.

As the news of IMF loan broke out, Colombo Stock Exchange(CSE) has been recorded it's highest turnover for the Month over Rs 1 Billion as Investors buy Blue Chip Shares.At the end of the day Stocks were up by 2.5 Percent.In the first 30 minutes of to days Share Market Rs.290 million worth turnover was reported.

Muched Talked About Cuban Epidemeologists Arrived Sri Lanka

Two Cuban Epidemiologists arrived Sri Lanka this morning to discuss on Importing BTI Bacteria to the National Dengue Control Programme in the Island.Soon after arrival they begun talks with the Health Ministry Officials on the Technical Matters regarding the using of this Bacteria and left for Hambanthota District in Down South this eve to inspect Dengue Mosquito Breeding Places there.

However Kandy,Colombo and Gampaha Districts are identified as most vulnarable areas of spreading Dengue and when comparing to these Districts Hambanthota is less Prevelant Area according to the Epidemeologists.The Two Cuban Epidemeologists Dr.Arminaz Maertinez and Dr.Yellina were due to arrive on last Saturday but due to delay of their Connecting Flight from Paris made them arrive today.

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