CABINET NOD TO SET UP RELIEF FUND AND TO APPOINT A COMMITTEE
The fund will facilitate the reconstruction of Churches and payment of compensation to victims
The Cabinet has approved a proposal presented by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe to set up a fund using Rs.500 million state and private donations to provide more relief to persons affected by the Easter Sunday attack and appoint a committee comprising of officers in the respective institutions.
The fund will facilitate the reconstruction of Churches and payment of compensation to people affected by the terrorist attack.
An experts’ committee has submitted a concept paper to revise Medical Ordinance No. 26 of 1957. The Cabinet has approved the proposal presented by Health Minister Dr. Rajitha Senarathna to establish a task force, to present recommendations and to revise the Medical Ordinance accordingly, through the Legal Draftsman.
Monash University in Australia has agreed to provide AUD 1.2 million to the National Health Development Fund under the World Mosquito Programme, of which alreadyaud 120,000 has been provided. The cabinet of Ministers approved the proposal presented by Dr. Rajitha Senarathna to get the partnership of the Colombo University College Lanka as an implementation partner of the National
Dengue Prevention Programme.
Cabinet approved the proposal presented by Dr. Rajitha Senarathne to purchase 600 million tons of full cream milk powder from Milko Pvt Ltd on the recommendation of the cabinet appointed procurement Committee.
Cabinet also gave the green light to a proposal presented by the Minister of Highways, Road Development and Petroleum Resources Development to award a contract for Rs.
285.4 million to
Pvt. Ltd., India, to manufacture and fix Railway Cross
Systems at unprotected level crossings.