Lankapage Logo CP 21 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* AG approves agreement to purchase India’s Covihield vaccine
Mon, Feb 15, 2021, 09:31 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Feb 15, Colombo: Sri Lanka’s Attorney General Dappula de Livera has approved an agreement to purchase COVID-19 vaccines from India, subject to certain amendments, his coordinating officer State Counsel Nishara Jayaratne said.

The agreement to procure the vaccines would be signed between Sri Lanka’s State Pharmaceuticals Corporation and India’s Serum Institute, Ltd. which manufactures the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine under the brand name Covishield.

India last month provided 500,000 doses of Covishield vaccine to Sri Lanka free of charge.

State Minister of Pharmaceutical Production, Supply and Regulation, Professor Channa Jayasumana has said that another 500,000 doses of Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine that has been ordered earlier will arrive in Sri Lanka this week.


ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories ::
SLC to take legal action against three individuals making false and malicious statement
-- [6 hours ago]
Supreme Court issues notices to five people including former President Mahinda Rajapaksa
-- [7 hours ago]
FAO and UNODC enhance access to skill development in correctional facilities in Sri Lanka
-- [7 hours ago]
SJB leaders issued notice to appear in Court in January
-- [7 hours ago]
Sathosa reduces prices of three essential items
-- [8 hours ago]
COPE exposes many administrative concerns pertaining to the Sri Lanka Foreign Employment Bureau
-- [8 hours ago]
TISL Launches “Integrity Icon Sri Lanka 2022/23” to name and fame honest public officials
-- [9 hours ago]
Parliamentary Caucus for Children to intervene to bring new legislation to protect children’s rights
-- [9 hours ago]
President’s Climate Prosperity Plan identifies climate issues that would affect the country
Sri Lanka President says today’s warfare not between armies, but economic & technological

Copyright © 2000, 2020 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.