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India supports Sri Lanka’s health development

Health Minister Pavithra Wanniarachchi in discussion with Indian High Commissioner to Sri Lanka Gopal Baglay.
Health Minister Pavithra Wanniarachchi in discussion with Indian High Commissioner to Sri Lanka Gopal Baglay.

Discussions were held on the implementation of several project proposals to promote health development in Sri Lanka.

Bilateral discussions were held between President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and the Prime Minister of India recently in this regard.

The Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi has agreed to provide the support of the Government of India for the purpose.

A meeting between Health Minister Pavithra Wanniarachchi and Indian High Commissioner to Sri Lanka Gopal Baglay was held at the Indian High Commission in Sri Lanka recently to discuss the implementation of the projects. Among the new project proposals to enhance health development in Sri Lanka are the establishment of the Cardiology Unit at the Ratnapura Teaching Hospital, construction of the Maternity Ward Complex at the Jaffna Teaching Hospital, the Accident and Emergency Treatment Unit and the Surgical Ward Complex at the Tangalle Base Hospital, and the development of the Dehiatta Kandiya Base Hospital.

The Health Ministry thanked the Government of India for its support in enhancing the health service in the country.

Health Minister Pavithra Wanniarachchi had further discussions with Indian High Commissioner to Sri Lanka Gopal Baglay on the expeditious implementation of the projects.