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* Presidential Commission to investigate corruption in health sector
Sun, Jan 13, 2019, 09:25 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jan 13, Colombo: President Maithripala Sirisena has agreed to appoint a Presidential Commission of Inquiry to look into the frauds and corruption that took place during the last four years in health sector institutions including the State Pharmaceutical Corporation, the Government Medical Officers' Association (GMOA) says.

Following a meeting with the President, the Secretary of the GMOA, Dr. Haritha Aluthge told media that they received a positive response from the President to their concerns and the President has agreed to appoint a commission to look into the fraud and corruption at state institutions in the health sector.

He said the GMOA intends to reveal the corruptions existed in the state institutions of the health sector especially in the State Pharmaceuticals Corporation during the past four years.

The GMOA secretary said the President expects to set up the special Presidential Commission of Inquiry by next Monday.

 

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