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5 appointments approved by Committee on High Posts

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The Secretary General of Parliament stated that the Committee on High Posts approved the appointment of Chairmen to four institutions and appointment of an ambassador on Monday (05).

Accordingly, the Committee on High Posts approved the appointment of Mr. Kandeepan Balasubramaniam as the Ambassador of Sri Lanka to the State of Kuwait.

Furthermore, the appointments of Mr. Upul Dharmadasa as the Chairman of the Civil Aviation Authority and Mr. K. A. Wimal Rupasinghe as the Chairman of the National Paper Company Limited was also approved by the Committee on High Posts, the Secretary General said.

Moreover, the appointments of Mr. M. Mahinda Saliya as the Chairman of Pradeshiya Sanwardhana Bank and Commodore. (C.E). H.S. Balasuriya as the Chairman of Land Development Corporation was also approved at the said Committee.

Minister Vidura Wickramanayaka, and Members of Parliament (Dr.) Sudarshini Fernandopulle, Rishad Bathiudeen, Dharmalingam Siddarthan were present at the Committee on High Posts presided over by Speaker of Parliament – Mahinda Yapa Abeywardana.

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Easter Sunday bombings : Rs. 295 mn. paid as compensation

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The annual reports of the Office of Reparations have revealed that over Rs. 295 million (295,499,069) have been paid as compensation to victims and property damage of the Sunday Easter bombings.

Under this, Rs. 273,747,000  have been paid as compensation for 719 victims while Rs. 21,752,069 have been paid as compensation for property damages.

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350 medical specialists have left SL

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A study conducted by a group of specialist doctors at the Ministry of Health has revealed that 350 specialists have left the country during recent times.

Many of them have left for countries such as UK and Australia. According to a spokesperson of the ministry, economic hardships have been cited as one of the main reasons for them to do so.
Doctors suggest that the government should provide an immediate solution to this issue.

Commenting on the issue, Secretary of the Health Ministry – Dr. Palitha Mahipala says that there is still a shortage of anesthetists and pediatricians after most of them had left the country.

However, some who have gone for training, are returning after their training is complete, he adds.

Meanwhile, sources in the Health sector also say that over 200 nurses too have gone overseas, but new recruits have enabled to prevent hospital operations from continuing without hindrance.

(Source : Lankadeepa)

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Details of SL recruits in Russian military, sought

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Sri Lanka has sought a report from Russian authorities on details of Sri Lankan military recruits and how many of them have died during the Russian-Ukraine conflict, the ‘Aruna’ newspaper reports.

According to a directive by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Sri Lanka, the Sri Lankan Embassy in Russia has forwarded this request to the Russian Ministry of Defence.

Previously, the Human Trafficking, Human Smuggling and Maritime Crime Investigation Division (CID) arrested a retired major and an employment agent, identified as leaders of an organized scheme that recruited retired military personnel as mercenaries for the Russian army.

The Defence Ministry in Sri Lanka has urged the Tri Force commanders to brief Tri Force personnel not to fall for such rackets.

(Source : Aruna)

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