Minister Pavithra Wanniarachchi said in parliament today that Astra Zenica vaccination programme has not been suspended. Answering to a question raised by opposition leader Sajith Premadasa, she said the second dose of the vaccine will begin on the 1st week of next month. She emphasized that according to the WHO recommendations the Corona virus has not been socialized in Sri Lanka. She also stated that the estate hospital will be taken over to the central government.44 such hospitals have already been taken over.
Sport Minister pledges there will no room for political mediation in Sports.
Minister Namal Rajapksa has assured no room will be allowed for political mediation for any sport. Conducting of system on office bearers for each sport should be changed. He said in parliament a draft bill has been prepared to amend the Sport Act.