Dr. Sudarshani Fernandopulle sworn in as State Minister of Covid-19 Prevention

Coronavirus Srilanka
Photo : Upul Nilanga (President’s Media Division)

Dr. Sudarshani Fernandopulle, Member of Parliament has been appointed Minister of State for Primary Health Care, Epidemiology, and Coronavirus Disease Control.
The new Minister of State was sworn in before President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa at the Presidential Secretariat this evening (30).
New Minister of State for Primary Health Care, Epidemiology, and Coronavirus Disease Control.
The main objective of the “Vision of Prosperity” policy statement is to promote and maintain the highest standards of primary health care. The President has acknowledged that the improvement and expansion of primary health care services are essential to ensure a high level of health care for the people, especially the rural population.
He decided that with the spread of Covid-19 disease, a policy and practical mechanism should be put in place to identify and control the possibility of all epidemics.
The new Ministry of State was created to achieve this objective.
Ms. Fernandopulle was previously the Minister of State for Prison Reforms and Prisoners Rehabilitation. (Newsbreak)

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