Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Government Medical Officers Association Condemned The Health Authorities Failure To Take Action Against Errant Suppliers

The Government Medical Officers Association (GMOA) has today claimed that the Health Ministry should have revealed the details to the Public  on whether the Ministry has  taken any action  against the errant Health Ministry/State Pharmaceuticals Corporation (SPC) Officers and the Suppliers of low quality Medicines worth Millions of Sri Lankan Rupees Imported for the Government  Hospitals.

Health Authorities are spending huge amount of money more than the allocated money to buy medicines of low quality GMOA has said.Although the Medical Supplies Division storing these low quality Drugs and Surgical s removed from the Hospitals in their stores still the authorities have failed to destroy these low quality Drugs and Surgical s or taken action against the errant suppliers according to the GMOA Spokesman.



Lasith Malinga And Upul Tharanga Recalled For The Sri Lankan One Day Sqaud

Sports Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage has said today that the Sri Lanka's leading fast bowler Lasith Malinga and the Opening Batsman Upul Tharanga who was suspended for taking a banned substance during the ICC World Cup Cricket Tournament have been included for the Sri Lankan National One Day Squad for the ODI Series against the visiting Australians.

Both Players missed the concluded two 20 over matches held in Pallekale Stadium between Sri Lanka and Australia.

The First One Day International between Sri Lanka and Australia is scheduled to be conducted tomorrow (10) at Pallekale International Cricket Stadium of  Kandy District.

Speaker Was Facilitated In Parliament Today

The Speaker Chamal Rajapaksha was facilitated in Parliament today on his appointment as  Chairman of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association .

Meanwhile Government hands over a letter to the Speaker  requesting to setup a Parliamentary Select Committee to Draft a Political Solution to the National Issue.

State Of Emergency Passed With Majority Of 80 Votes

The State Of Emergency was passed today in Parliament with majority of 80 votes while 110 voted for and 30 voted against it.

Meanwhile  Prime Minister D.M Jayarathne has told Parliament today that the Government is considering on lifting  Emergency Regulations soon after  consultation with the National Security Council.

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 ...