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Cabinet Decisions

Environmental Conservation National Program 2019

The Cabinet of Ministers approved the proposal presented by President Maithreepala Sirisena, to continue the proposed Environmental Conservation National Program with the intention of creating a sustainable environment in Sri Lanka.

Compensation for houses destroyed by flood in Kolonnawa region

The Cabinet of Ministers approved the combined proposal presented by Hon. Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe and Ranjith Maddumabandara, Minister of Public Administration and Disaster Management to compensate 1,070 assessed house units in Kolonnawa Divisional Secretariat area which were affected by Kelani river over flowing and rain water drainage irregularities in 2016, and not compensated by the National Insurance Trust Fund.

Implementing Integrated Tourism Digital Plan

The Cabinet of Ministers Approved the Proposal presented by John Amaratunga, Minister of Tourism Development, Wild Life and Christian Cultural Affairs to implement proposed Integrated Tourism Digital Plan under Public Private Partnership basis for development of tourism industry and improvement of Global Security.

Revisions to Lady Lochore Loan Fund Act

The Cabinet of Ministers approved the proposal presented by Hon.Mangala Samaraweera, Minister of Finance and Mass Media to amend the relevant sections of Lady Lochore Loan Fund Act, No. 38 of 1951 facilitating to be audited by the Auditor General.

Proposed amendments to the Securities Exchange Bill

The Cabinet of Ministers approved the proposal presented by Mangala Samaraweera, Minister of Finance and Mass Media to revise the new bill drafted to update present Securities Exchange Act with new amendments.

Annulment of the Revival of Underperforming Enterprise or Underutilized Assets Act, No.43 of 2011

The Cabinet of Ministers approved the proposal presented by Lakshman Kiriella, Minister of Public Enterprise, Upcountry Heritage and Kandy Development, to present the bill drafted to annul Revival of Underperforming Enterprise or Underutilized Assets Act No.43 of 2011, to Parliament.

Supply of medical equipment to selected hospitals under Korean Economic Development Cooperation Fund

Korean Economic Development Cooperation Fund has agreed to provide funds under concessionary loan scheme to supply new medical equipments for 17 selected Hospitals. Accordingly, the Cabinet of Ministers approved the proposal presented by Dr. Rajitha Senarathne, Minister of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine to implement this project under USD 80 million provided by the fund.

Construction of landslide prevention Steps at roads with landslides high risk

The Cabinet of Ministers approved the proposal presented by Kabeer Hasheem, Minister of Highways, Road Development and Petroleum Resorces Development to build Landslide Prevention constructions using 2,000 Japanese yen remaining from the allocations for the Landslide Disaster Protection Project of the National Road Network.

Revising the Sports Act No. 25 of 1973

The Cabinet of Ministers approved the proposal presented by Harin Fernando, Minister of Telecommunication, Foreign Employment and Sports to make necessary amendments to update the Sports Act No.25 of 1973.

Construction of Special Maternity Unit at De Soysa Hospital for Women

The Cabinet of Ministers approved the proposal presented by Dr.Rajitha Senarathne, Minister of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine to award this contract to the Central Engineering Consultancy Bureau for Rs. 249.8 million.

Purchasing vials of single dose Quadrivalent Human Papilliomavirus Recombinant Vaccine to prevent Cervical Cancers

Purchasing 400,000 vials of single dose Quadrivalent Human Papilliomavirus Recombinant Vaccine used to prevent Cervical Cancers.

The Cabinet of Ministers approved the proposal presented by Dr.Rajitha Senarathne, Minister of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine to award this contract to UNICEF for Rs. 1.98 million.

Purchasing Non-Surgical Equipment used in surgeries

The Cabinet of Ministers approved the proposal presented by Dr. Rajitha Senarathne, Minister of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine to award contract to purchase seven types of non-surgical items from CIC Holdings for Rs. 428.8 million.

Construction of 33 KW Distribution Pillars and Gantries

Construction of 33 KW Distribution Pillars and Gantries under Electricity Supply Reliability Improvement Assistance Project

The Cabinet of Ministers approved the proposal presented by Ravi Karunanayake, Minister of Power, Energy and Business Development to award this contract to Qingdao Huijintong Power Eqipment Co.Ltd. in China for Rs.6,781.5 million.

Distribution Lines and Gantries for Green Energy Development

Construction of 33 KW Distribution Lines and Gantries under the Second Component of Green Energy Development and Energy Efficiency Improvement Investment Program.

The Cabinet of Ministers Approved the Proposal presented by Ravi Karunanayake, Minister of Power,Energy and Business Development to award this contract to Ceylex Engineering Pvt. Ltd. for Rs. 2,708.6 million, under Package 4 of the project.

Transformation of CSE to Limited Stock Company

Attention has been drawn to transform the Colombo Stock Exchange(CSE) which is a non- profit organization managed by the members to profit oriented shareholders Company. Accordingly, the Cabinet of Ministers approved the proposal presented by Mangala Samaraweera, Minister of Finance and Mass media to amend the bill that drafted to change legal status of the Colombo Stock Exchange.

LED Street lights Installation Project

The Cabinet of Ministers approved the proposal presented by Wajira Abeywardhane, Minister of Internal and Home Affairs and Provincial Councils and Local Government to award the contract of efficient LED Street Light Installation Project to Korean Telecom Company.

Continuous Power Supply

The Cabinet of Ministers approved the proposal presented by Ravi Karunanayake, Minister of Minister of Power, Energy and Business Development to appoint a Committee chaired by the Prime Minister and comprising the Ministers of Finance; Power, Energy and Business Development; Highways and Road Development and Petroleum Resources Development, Ports , Shipping and Southern Development.


 

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