Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 13 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Sri Lanka to host 2014 SAARC Regional Health Ministers summit
Sun, Apr 15, 2012, 01:22 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Apr 15, Colombo: Sri Lanka will host the 5th SAARC Regional Health Ministers summit, the Health Ministry has announced.

According to a report in News First, the Health Ministry has said that the decision to hold the summit in Sri Lanka has been taken following a proposal submitted by Health Minister Maithripala Sirisena at the 2012 SAARC Regional Health Ministers held in Maldives on April 12.

Maldives President Dr. Mohamed Waheed inaugurated the 4th meeting of SAARC health ministers' summit.

The meeting brought together the Health Ministers and high-level delegations from the eight SAARC Member States to discuss strategies to improve the public health in the region.

Sri Lanka has also submitted a proposal to eradicate rabies from the South Asian region and it has received approval.

Accordingly, plans will be formulated to eradicate rabies from the South Asian region by the year 2015, the report said.



ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Sri Lanka Railway union strike called off
EU team to visit Sri Lanka to assess the fishery ban on 5th - 9th October
Northern Province CM to remain neutral at Sri Lanka election
Sri Lankan PM asks the people to elect a stable government that could work with the President
Top level New Zealand team to visit Sri Lanka in November to explore investment opportunities
Sri Lankan government confirms three new diplomatic posts
Sri Lankan government to investigate failures of Bribery Commission
Sri Lankan government allocates additional Rs. 345 million to reconstruct damaged temples in Nepal
Police arrest six for abducting UNF candidate's supporters
Another deputy minister resigns from Sri Lankan government

Copyright © 2000, 2010 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, 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 LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.