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Daily Archives: January 17, 2018

Postal facility for MPs and PC members doubled

The Cabinet of Ministers has approved a proposal for the improvement of postal facilities provided for Members of Parliament and Provincial Councils. Co-cabinet spokesman Gayantha Karunathilake said that the postal facility has not been increased since 2007 while postal charges have been increased in several occasions. Hence it was decided …

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Parliament receives Bond Commission and PRECIFAC reports

The reports of the Bond Commission and the Commission of Inquiry appointed to probe into serious acts of fraud and corruption have been handed over to the Speaker’s Office, a short while ago. The Speaker’s Office said that 26 copies (English) of the Bond Commission report and a summarized report …

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Govt plans to develop 13 hospitals with Chinese aid

With the assistance of the Government of China, 13 Sri Lankan hospitals will be developed to provide better services to the public, Minister of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine Rajitha Senaratne said. The Minister announced this during a special discussion held at the Ministry recently on developing the Mirigama Base …

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GMOA threatens to launch a lightning strike after Jan 22

The government doctors’ union, the Government Medical Officers’ Association (GMOA) yesterday warned that they will launch an island wide lightning strike without prior warning after January 22 if the government fails to fulfill its demands within this week. Addressing a press briefing at the union’s headquarters in Colombo, yesterday, GMOA …

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