Oct 17, 2021

NMRA recommended to be placed under Channa?

It is reported that the five member committee appointed to investigate the deleting of data at the National Medicines Regulatory Authority (NMRA) has recommended that the institution be placed under Prof. Channa Jayasumana.

At present the NMRA is under the Health minister - Keheliya Rambukwella.

The five member Committee headed by Retired Supreme Court Judge Kusala Sarojini Weerawardena was appointed to inquire into the activities of the NMRA during July 1, 2015 and March 17, 2021.

However, it is said that the relevant committee has been appointed by Prof. Channa Jayasumana himself.