Lankapage Logo CP 18 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Austrian company to invest euro 9.6 million to improve health facilities in Sri Lanka
Mon, Oct 23, 2017, 10:49 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Oct 23, Colombo: An Austrian company will invest nearly euro 9.6 million euros to improve the health facilities in Sri Lanka, the Health Ministry said.

Austria's Odelga MED GES M.B.H., has agreed to invest Euro 9.587 million to develop Intensive Care units (ICUs) and operating theatres in 33 state hospitals countrywide, the Ministry said.

Odelga MED and the Ministry of Health and Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine signed the Supply Contract on 11th October for the supply of 'State of the Art Medical Equipment for the Upgrading of Operating Theatres and Intensive Care Units'. Health Ministry Secretary Janaka Sugathadasa and Odelga MED Managing Director Peter Haag signed the agreement.

Health Minister Rajitha Senaratne said that a lot of foreign investments have been received to develop hospitals in Sri Lanka. This is the highest sum of foreign aid the health sector received so far, he said.

He said that the Government has taken steps to practically provide health services without limiting free health services into name boards.

 

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories ::
Thai Business Delegation briefed on Sri Lanka's Investment Potential
-- [5 hours ago]
Engineering Faculty of Peradeniya University closed indefinitely
-- [5 hours ago]
Special program launched to update websites of all Divisional and District Secretariats
-- [6 hours ago]
Sri Lanka Navy arrest four Indian nationals with 36 kg of Kerala cannabis
-- [7 hours ago]
Sri Lanka Navy rescues two Indian fishermen drifting in the sea
-- [8 hours ago]
Malaysia's Salcon bags US$ 17 million contract to build storm water pumping station in Sri Lanka
-- [8 hours ago]
Sri Lanka Minister apologizes for statement regarding death penalty and wrongdoers in high places
U.S. to grant Sri Lanka Rs. 80 bn to strengthen development - State Minister
Former police OIC, DIG arrested over Lasantha Wickrematunge's killing granted bail
Adjournment debate on the New York Times report in Sri Lanka parliament on Thursday

Copyright © 2000, 2016 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.