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Cabinet Decisions

 

Grant and Implementation Agreement between Millennium Challenge Corporation and Sri Lanka

The Cabinet of Ministers considered the cabinet memorandum presented by Ranil Wickremesinghe, Prime Minister & Minister of National Policies and Economic Affairs, stating that it is expected to obtain approximately USD 450-500 Million grant for two projects on Transport Field Development and Land Administration Process and regarding the present status of the major investments of Millennium Challenge Corporation.

Construction of Colombo Train Controlling Centre and Railway Operations Headquarters

The Cabinet of Ministers approved the proposal Presented by Nimal Siripala De Silva, Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation to allocate a land ( 1 acre and 02 roods )in Maradana to construct a Colombo Train Controlling Centre and Railway Operations Headquarters, under the Colombo Suburban Railway Efficiency Improvement Project funded by the Asian Development Bank.

Macro state monitory framework for preparing 2019 Budget

National Budget 2019 will be prepared based on Performance Based Budgeting. The Cabinet of Ministers approved the proposal presented by Mangala Samaraweera, Minister of Finance and Mass Media to prepare 2019 Budget by identifying major projects of the Government and allocating provisions to Line Ministries.

Memorandum of Understanding Between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh on Corporation in fields of Health and Medicine

The Cabinet of Ministers approved the proposal presented by Dr. Rajitha Senaratne, Minister of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding on activities associated with health and medical between Ministry of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine in Sri Lanka and Management and Training International Institute Ltd.

Memorandum of Understanding between Sri Lanka and Finland on Corporation in the Field of Health

The Cabinet of Ministers approved the proposal presented by Dr. Rajitha Senaratne, Minister of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine, to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding on the field of Health, between the Ministry of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine in Sri Lanka and Ministry of Social Activities and Health in Finland Republic.

Amendment of National Institute of Plantation Management Act. No 45 of 1979 of a functional framework and providing infrastructure facilities to assist State - Private Cooperation.

The proposal made by Naveen Dissanayake, Minister of Plantations to amend the said Act to amend the National Institute of Plantation Act. No. 45 of 1979.

The Cabinet of Ministers approved the proposal presented by Mangala Samaraweera , Minister of Finance and Mass Media, to implement a programme under funds provided by the World Bank to assist the State-Private Cooperation Programme implemented by the National Agency for Public Private Partnerships.

Introducing Fixed Cess Tax on Tea Stock Export

The Cabinet of Ministers approved the proposal presented by Naveen Dissanayake, Minister of Plantation Industries, to impose a fixed cess tax of Rs.10.00 per kilo gram on Stock Exportation of Tea.

Allocation of lands for the construction of Kerawalapitiya Natural Gas Power Station

The Proposal of Ranjith Siyambalapitiya, Minister of Electricity and Renewable Power Energy to conduct a proper environmental evaluation and consequently allocate a 110 Acre Government land situated in Keralawalapitiya area to the Lanka Electricity Board to construct the proposed Natural Gas Power Stations, was approved by the Cabinet of Ministers.

Technical Consultation for the successful implementation of Samurdhi beneficiaries empowerment programmes

The Cabinet of Ministers approved the proposal presented by P. Harrison, Minister of Social Empowerment to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding between the Ministry of Social Empowerment, Sri Lanka and Thailand International Corporation Agency, in order to acquire technical consultation through Thailand’s “One Tambon, One Product” (OTOT) entrepreneur Motivation Programme.

Housing Programme for displaced families in Welioya area

According to Cabinet approval, a housing project to construct 1,084 houses had been implemented and more than 256 displaced families have requested for assistance to build their houses. Accordingly, the Cabinet of Ministers approved the proposal presented by Sajith Premadasa, Minister of Housing and Construction to provide houses for them under the above programme.

Facilitating newly incorporated Local Government institutions

The proposal presented by Hon. Faizer Mustafa, Minister of Provincial Councils and Local Government to allocate Rs 540 Million from treasury to facilitate the newly incorporated 10 Local Government Institutions.

Development of Deniyaya “Sathi Pola”

The Cabinet of Ministers approved the combined proposal of Sagala Rathnayake, Minister of Project Management and Southern Development to develop the “ Sathi Pola” at Deniyaya town as a shopping complex with a new road system and sanitary facilities.

Establishment of an Elephant Detention Centre for two elephants in Sinharaja Reserve

The Cabinet of Ministers approved the proposal presented by Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka, Minister of Sustainable Development, Wild Life and Regional Development, to take over a 36 hectare land in Parugala area (in Dolekanda Grama Niladhari Division) for this purpose.

Purchasing Gas Cylinders used by Litro Gas Lanka company for gas

The Cabinet of Ministers approved the proposal presented by Lakshman Kiriella, Minister of Public Enterprises and Kandy Development, to purchase 656,298 empty LP gas cylinders with safety valves (various sizes) from M/s Mauriya Udyog Ltd., for Rs. 2,057.1 Million.

Second Phase constructions of Accident and Emergency Care Unit in Jaffna Teaching Hospital.

The Proposal presented by Dr. Rajitha Senaratne, Minister of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine, to award the above construction activities to Engineering Advisory Council and Central Engineering Services Privet Company for Rs.1,224.6 Million, was approved by the Cabinet of Ministers.

Construction of 10 story building at Badulla Provincial General Hospital

The Cabinet of Ministers approved the proposal presented by Dr. Rajitha Senaratne, Minister of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine to award the contract of constructing a 10 storied building at Badulla General Hospital to Engineering Advisory Council with Rs.3,958.2 million investment.

Construction of Ambatale Water Pumping Station

The Cabinet of Ministers approved the proposal presented by Patali Champika Ranawaka, Minister of Megapolis and Western Development, to award the contract of planning and constructing above project to M/s Salcon Engineerign Berhad in Malasia for Rs. 1,171.5 Million (Tax free).

Supplying LED electric bulbs on concessionary price for customers who use low electricity

The Proposal presented by Ranjith Siyambalapitiya, Minister of Power and Renewable Energy to award the contract of providing 10 stocks of LED bulbs to M/s Rang Dong Light Source & Vacuum Flask for Rs.169.6 million per each stock, was approved by the Cabinet of Ministers.

Construction of Kokilai Bridge

The Cabinet of Ministers approved the combined proposal presented by Prime Minister Ranil WIckremesinghe, in his capacity as the Minister of National Policies and Economic Affairs and Kabeer Hashim, Minister of Highways and Road Development, to award the contract of Kokilai Bridge and access roads to Bilfinger MCE Slanys of Czech Republic for Euro 48.8 million.

Printing school text books distributed to students for year 2019

The Cabinet of Ministers approved the proposal presented by Akila Wiraj Kariyawasam, Minister of Education, to award the contract of printing 39.7 million copies of school text books to 27 local printing institutions for Rs. 3,473.1 million.

Supply of 120,000 bottles (50 ml) of Human Albumin Solution

The Cabinet of Ministers approved the proposal presented by Dr. Rajitha Senaratne, Minister of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine, to award the procurement of supplying 120,000 of Human Albumin Solution BP/PH EUR, 20% 50 ml bottles to M/s Shire Singapore Pte. Ltd for USD 2.82 million

Purchasing of 93,767 foldable eye Lenses

The Cabinet of Ministers approved the proposal presented by Dr. Rajitha Senaratne, Minister of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine to award the procurement of supplying 93,737 foldable Eye Lenses to M/s Hemas Pharmaceuticals (Pvt) Ltd, for Rs.1,062.2 million.

Midyear Financial Report 2018

The Cabinet of Ministers approved the proposal made by Mangala Samaraweera, Minister of Finance and Mass Media, to present the 2018 Midyear Financial Report to Parliament.

Public awareness on massive investments in irrigation field implemented under the Mahaweli Water Security Investment Programme

The Cabinet of Ministers approved the proposal presented by President Maithripala Sirisena, in his capacity as the Minister of Mahaweli Development and Environment to make public awareness on this massive investment programme.


 

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