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Heed medical experts’ view regarding COVID deaths - NCCSL

The National Christian Council (NCCSL) of Sri Lanka in a statement yesterday urged the government to pay attention on the recommendations of the medical experts and World Health Organization (WHO) on the subject of last rites for COVID dead. The statement has been issued by NCCSL chairperson and President of Methodist Church Rev. W.P.Ebenezer Joseph jointly with a number of Bishops including Bishop of Colombo Rt.Rev. Dushantha Rodrigo and heads of Church of South India, Sri Lanka Baptist Sangamaya, Presbytery of Lanka and a number of organizations.

“The NCCSL urges the Government and the decision-makers to respectfully pay heed to recommendations of the experts on medical science and the WHO on this subject of ‘last rites’ so that we will be able to embrace our unity amidst the colourful diversity”, the statement said.