Nov 30, Colombo: A discussion was held at the President’s office this morning (30) under the chairmanship of President Ranil Wickremesinghe regarding the future activities of the Sir John Kotelawala Defense University (KDU) Hospital.
The hospital’s plan, facilities and its current problems were discussed at length. The officials briefed the President on the lack of human resources and about the financial difficulties.
President Wickremesinghe pointed out the need to use the available resources effectively and get the maximum benefits and explained the importance of continuing the hospital’s work by solving the problems that have arisen promptly.
Health Minister Keheliya Rambukwella, President’s Secretary Saman Ekanayake, Defense Secretary General Kamal Gunaratne (retired), Health Ministry Secretary SJS Chandragupta, Health Services Director General Asela Gunawardena, Sir John Kotelawala Defense University Vice Chancellor Major General Milind Peiris, Sir John Kotelawala Defense Hospital Medical Services Director, Brigadier P.S. Tillakaratne and others officials participated in this discussion.