Generic pharmaceuticals from SPMC
Cabinet approved a memorandum submitted by the Minister of Healthcare
and Nutrition, Nimal Siripala de Silva, to arrange for the State
Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Corporation (SPMC) to supply the total
quantity of selected pharmaceutical required by the Medical Supplies
Division (MSD). Cabinet approved the appointment of a committee to
handle the relevant pricing.
Salaries of judges revised
Cabinet approved a memorandum submitted by President Mahinda
Rajapaksa, to revise the salaries and allowances to the Judges of the
Supreme Court and Court of Appeal.
Accordingly, the personal allowance, special allowance, entertainment
allowance and rent allowance of the Chief Justice, judges of the Supreme
Court and the Court of Appeal will be increased.
Training School for manufacturing of
footwear and leather goods
Cabinet approved a memorandum submitted by the Minister of Industrial
Development, Kumara Welgama, to set up a Footwear and Leather Goods
Training School at the Clothing Industry Training Institute (CITI) in
Ratmalana, with necessary technical support from the Footwear Design and
Development Institute of India.
Renovation of Tower Hall Foundation
and Tower Hall Theatre
Cabinet approved a memorandum submitted by the Minister of Cultural
Affairs and National Heritage, Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena, to entrust the
repair and renovation work of the Maradana Tower Hall Foundation to the
Central Engineering Consultancy Bureau (CECB) and to obtain necessary
advice and consultancy services from the Institute of Consultancy,
Training and Development to complete the task.
Bellanwila Sacred Area development
Cabinet approved a memorandum submitted by the Minister of Urban
Development and Sacred Area Development, Dinesh Gunawardena, to assign
the Sri Lanka Land Reclamation and Development Corporation the task of
constructing the internal roads (Rs. 8.0 million) at the Bellanwila Raja
Maha Viharaya as well as a toilet block (Rs. 3.4 million).
Development of Navodya and Estate
Cabinet approved a memorandum submitted by the Education Minister,
Susil Premajayantha, to withdraw through the Treasury all allocations
given to the Provincial Councils pertaining to the development of
Navodya and Estate Schools instead of the relevant line ministries.