Drug Policy to banish ad-hoc pricing
Ministry hopeful of implementing law within this
The National Drug Policy, drafted by the National
Drug Authority to streamline and monitor pharmacies and end the
current practice of ad-hoc drug pricing is to be implemented this
year, Health Department sources said. A Health Ministry spokesman
said they were hopeful of implementing the law within this year.
Chinese carriages for Lanka’s rails
Around 100 new railway carriages manufactured in
China will arrive in Sri Lanka within the next three months to
address the severe dearth of carriages in the local train service.
Govt. to raise local food production
The Government under the auspices of President
Mahinda Rajapaksa will shortly launch a massive “ Food Production
drive “ to increase the country’s indigenous food production.