Keheliya says will resign as minister



Health Minister Keheliya Rambukwella said that he will resign from the ministerial position if necessary financial allocations were not received to purchase medicines.

He said this in Parliament today (22) while explaining the situation regarding an anesthetic drug in two hospitals.

He said that there is an issue with funds to purchase medicines and that some of the decisions taken by the courts have affected the Ministry of Health as well.

Minister Rambukwella said that if he is unable to manage the situation as a minister, it will make a grave impact on the society.

He said that he will have to accept the responsibility for these shortcomings regardless of the cause and therefore, he added that he does not wish to hold positions any longer.


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