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CABINET DECISIONS

Implementation of National Accreditation Scheme for Medical /Clinical Laboratory, Healthcare Service Providers

Proponent – Science, Technology and Research Minister Susil Premajayantha

Description – It was decided to implement the above scheme in association with the Health Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine Ministry, with the objective of improving the standard of the above services.

Payment of membership contribution for Base Erosion and Profit Shifting project

Proponent – Finance and Mass Media Minister Mangala Samaraweera

Description – It was decided to pay 30,000 Euros as membership contribution for gaining benefits from the above project.

Increasing the number of beneficiaries of “Sonduru Piyasa” concessionary loan scheme

Proponent – Finance and Mass Media Minister Mangala Samaraweera

Description – Project currently provides loans for houses less than 750 square feet and it was decided to increase the area to 1,000 square feet and increase the number of beneficiaries.

Release of lands owned by Cooperative Wholesale Corporation for development of the Beira lake area

Proponent – Megapolis and Western Development Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka

Description – It was decided to enter into an MOU with the Industry and Commerce Ministry for implementation of combined development projects on the above propose.

Sustainable Development of Underground Water

Proponent – Irrigation and Water Resources Management Minister Wijith Wijayamuni Zoysa

Description – It was decided to increase the fine for rejecting regulations made on the above purpose and to impose a registration fee for tube well manufacturers to maintain their standards.

Development of education for Dasa sil mathas

Proponent – Buddha Sasana Minister Gamini Jayawickrama Perera

Description – It was decided to improve the education in 04 institutes currently established for the above purpose and for the government to bear their maintenance expenses.

Providing loan facilities for obtaining Technical Corporation for secondary Town Sustainable Development project

Proponent – Provincial Councils and Local Government Minister Faiszer Mustapha

Description – It was decided to obtain a loan facility of USD 05 million from the ADB in this regard.

Signing of MOU between Sri Lanka and India on Information Technology and Electronic Science fields

Proponent – Telecommunication and Infrastructure Minister Harin Fernando

Establishment of an Export Development Zone in Millaniya, Kalutara District

Proponent - Development Strategies and International Trade Minister Malik Samarawickrama

Description - It was decided to acquire identified land to the BOI Sri Lanka in two stages.

Contract for implementing a housing Project at Sri Jayewardenepura Hospital Road, Thalawathugoda

Proponent - Mega Police and Western Development Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka

Description - Awarded to M/S. Yanjin Group Co. Ltd

Cost - Rs. 6,997 Million.

Contract for completion of balance work of the law income housing project at Kalinga Mawatha, Colombo 05

Proponent - Megapolis and Western Development Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka

Description - Awarded to - M/S Maga Engineers Pvt. Ltd.

Cost - Rs. 1898.7 Million.

Contract for supply of hardware, training for a pilot project in digital technology

Proponent - Telecommunication and Digital Infrastructure Minister Harin Fernando

Awarded to - Orel Corporation

Cost - Rs. 99.21 million

Completion of Kilinochchi sports complex

Proponent - Sports Minister Dayasiri Jayasekara

Description - It was decided to award the rest of the work to the Sri Lanka Army at a cost of

Rs. 141.9 million.

Implementing the Ratmalana – Moratuwa Waste Water Disposal Project step I – phase II

- Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe as the Minister of National Policies and Economic Affairs

Proponent

Description - The above project will benefit about 11,000 households and 580 commercial places. The project costs 105.5 million Euros and the French Development Agency has agreed to provide 75 million Euros. It was decided to enter into an agreement with the said agency for obtaining those funds.

Reliefs for 4,000 families of the Kavudulla irrigation scheme that had to abandon their Maha season 2017/2018 cultivation due to improper issuing of water during testing of the Moragahakanda Reservoir

Proponent –President Maithripala Sirisena as the Minister of Mahaweli Development and Environment

Description – A dry ration worth Rs. 5,000 is already being provided and it was decided to provide an additional aid of Rs. 10,000 for the next three months for the above mentioned 4,000 families.

Issuing of Sri Lanka Development Bonds under public Borrowing programme

Proponent - Finance and Mass Media Minister Mangala Samaraweera

Description - Maximum borrowing limit for 2018 is Rs. 1,893 billion and Rs. 1,313 billion out of them will be obtained from local sources and Rs. 580 billion from foreign sources.

It was decided to undertake the above bond issue under the supervision of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka for obtaining Rs. 3,000 million (Approximately Rs.456 billion) for the Year 2018.

Issuing of International Sovereign Bonds under Public Borrowing Program 2018

Proponent – Finance and Mass Media Minister Mangala Samaraweera

Description – It was decided to obtain funds up to $ 2,000 million through issuing of the above bonds in the year 2018.


 

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