State Minister Sudharshini Fernandopulle said in parliament today, the second dose of AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine will begin from the first week of May.
Minister Bandula Gunawardhana said that the prices of rice in the market are being controlled by the SATHOSA and Cooperative Outlets, while keeping stocks safely. He made these remarks answering to a question raised by parliamentarian Hesha Vithanage in parliament. The paddy will be purchased by Paddy Marketing Board.
Minister Namal Rajapaksa says that new programme will be initiated, targeting international job market on behalf of the youth in the country. It is expected to create 100 thousand youth entrepreneurs He also stated that 59 players have made agreements as professionals. 50 players on its school levels will also be made agreements as professionals.