Monday, December 6, 2010

British Defense Secretary To Deliver Lakshman Kadiragamer Memorial Lecture On 18th

British Defense Secretary Dr.Liam Fox is scheduled to deliver the Lakshman Kadiragamer Memorial Lecture held to commemorate the former Sri Lankan Foreign Secretary who was assassinated by LTTE ,in Colombo on 18th of December.The visit of the British Defense Secretary is already confirmed despite the confusion arise in the country over  cancellation of President Mahinda Rajapaksha's speech at Oxford Union last week.

Ministry Of Health To Purchase 29 Varieties Of Drugs Made Locally For Govt.Hospitals From Next Year

The Ministry Of Health has decided to purchase 29 varieties of Drugs produced locally  by the State Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Corporation(SPMC) for Government Hospitals next year.According the Ministry Sources 26 varieties of Tablets and 3 varieties of Capsules are among the drugs the Ministry is going to purchase from SPMC.

The aim of this decision is to reduced the drug shortage occurred in Government Hospitals time to time the Health Ministry sources has said.Health Minister Maithrepala Sirisena is in the view that the government should purchase 50 percent of the 69 drug varieties produced locally by SPMC sources added.

Meanwhile the Ministry Of Health planned to import 14,600 items of Drugs,Surgical Items and Laboratory Chemicals for Government Hospitals next year.

Three Govt.Ministers Want To Bring No Confidence Motion Against Another Opposition MP

Three Government Ministers criticized the statement made by the Deputy Leader of main opposition United National Party(UNP) Karu Jayasuriya to a weekend news paper by saying Sri Lanka should probe on the alleged war crime charges and stressed that the Government will bring a no confidence motion against him.

Speaking at a press briefing held in Parliament today the Minister of Construction and Engineering Wimal Weerawansha has said that the Government will bring the motion soon against Opposition MP Jayasuriya.

Addressing the briefing Minister of Petroleum Susil premjayanth has said that the whole country should stand against the MP.

Health Minister Requested The Support Of Both Govt.And Opposition MP's On Drug Policy

Health Minister Maithrepala Sirisena has requested the support of both Government and Opposition MP's for implementing the proposed National Drug Policy within next year. While speaking on the Budget of Health Ministry at the Parliament today the Minister has stressed that  it will not an easy task to implement the Drug Policy and said that he will implementing the policy  with revisions suits today to improve the quality of Drugs import to sri lanka according to the vision of late professor Senaka Bibile.

CID Had Arrested Two Persons With A Foreign Made Pistol

Criminal Investigations  Department(CID)Officers had arrested two persons with a Foreign made  Automatic Pistol in their possession ...