Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Measures to upgrade standard of restaurants along long distance bus routes in Sri Lanka
Thu, Aug 4, 2011, 10:51 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Aug 04, Colombo: The National Transport Commission (NTC) of Sri Lanka is to focus on uplifting the standards of restaurants and cafes along long distance bus routes.

The NTC states that most of the restaurants along the main roads have been graded as "C" level according to the Health Ministry's H 800 inspection check list for food selling outlets.

According to the NTC, these restaurants need to be upgraded to "A" or "B" grades.

NTC Quality Assurance Director Chandrasiri Weerasekara has said that most restaurants were at grade C level or below C level, which was unsatisfactory.

He has said the NTC and the Health Ministry would introduce strict regulations to uplift the standards.

The location of the restaurant, the air, space and necessary facilities of the restaurant, maintenance and cleanliness, price tagging, staff maintenance, the conditions under which the food is prepared, the quality of food, food storage, toilet maintenance, availability of water and other factors are to be examined and graded.

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Sri Lanka PM to meet Indian counterpart during visit to New Delhi - report
-- [6 hours ago]
Transparency International Sri Lanka launches platform to track progress of government's anti-corruption commitment
-- [6 hours ago]
President inspects development work in the Polonnaruwa district
-- [6 hours ago]
Education Ministry begins filling principal vacancies at schools
-- [7 hours ago]
Sri Lanka Central Bank implements measures to strengthen transparency and accountability in its operations
-- [8 hours ago]
Melbourne witnesses a spectacular SriLankan Airlines Half Marathon for the second consecutive year
-- [8 hours ago]
CID to record statement from President on assassination attempt
-- [8 hours ago]
Sri Lanka emphasizes on utilizing e-commerce to boost South Asia regional trade
-- [9 hours ago]
ICC charges Sanath Jayasuriya of breaching anti-corruption code
'Enterprise Sri Lanka- BOC Thurunu Diriya' disburses over 180 loans island-wide

Copyright © 2000, 2010 by (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.