According to the Health Minister Maithrepala Sirisena 61 percent of the Country's HIV Positives are reported from the Western Province where 33 percent of the local population reside in.'This is something special as most of the HIV Postives are reported from urban cities rather then from rural areas"The Minister has stressed.
According to the Helath Minister due to the good behavioral pattern prevails in rural areas with the cultural impact the rural areas still protective from the diseases like HIV/AIDS.
Minister made these remarks during the launching ceremony of the "Global Funds Finnancial Assistance to the National STS/AIDS Control Programme for HIV/AIDS Prevention work for a five year period Term' held at the Sri Lanka Foundation Institute in Colombo.Under this Programme the global fund donate US Dollers 12 million for the HIV Prevention work in Sri Lanka.
The Sri Lanka Baker's Association has today decided to increase the price of Bread Loaf by Rs 2.00 with the effect from midnight tonight.This price increase will be made according to the price increase made by Prima Company on Wheat Flour by Rs.4.10 per Kilo Gramme.
According to the Association the Bakers also agreed to increase the prices of other Bakery Products as well in coming days.