Friday, March 5, 2010

Police Department To Remove Election Posters And Banners

The Police Department currently launched an Islandwide Campaign to remove all the Election Posters,Banners and Cutouts according to the Directive made by the Elections Commissioner Dayananda Dissanayka.

Several Policeman and Laborers Are involved in this work and the Police Department is expecting to finish this task within next few days according to the Department Sources.The Elections Commissioner has allocated Rs.22 Million for this purpose.

Colombo Public Health Dept.Using BTI Bacteria In Mosquito Breeding Places

The Public Health Department of the Colombo Municipal Council has launched a Campaign to Spray BTI Bacteria within Housing premises of the Central Colombo Area where the Dengue is spreading rapidly according to the Chief Medical Officer of Colombo Dr.Pradeep Kariyawasam.

BTI Bacteria is spraying once a week on the Housing Premises which are among 40,000 Houses in the Area where Dengue is spreading Dr.Kariyawasam stated.Public Health Officials are examine the progress of the using of Bacterial Spray once a week and reported to him He further added.

This is the First time that this Bacteria is using within Housing Premises as the Colombo Public Health Department already using it in Public places since almost a year now.Meanwhile still the Ministry Of Health is not taken any steps to importing BTI Bacteria From Cuba as earlier stated for using it among the Dengue Mosquito Breeding Places throughout the Country.