The Ministry of Health says that the danger of breeding dengue mosquitos in the Western Province has increased with the North East monsoon rains. Religious places, schools and construction sites have been identified as possible mosquito breeding places. It has been revealed during a special dengue eradication programme implemented in the Western Province the 13th and 14th of this month. Director of the Health promotion Bureau Dr. Paba Palihawadana pointed out the need to eliminate mosquito breeding places at schools before the commencement of new school term.
- Para athlete Amara Indumathi Karunathilake gets a house from the government.
- Bus fares will be reduced from Midnight Wednesday.