Sun, 07 Mar 2021 Today's Paper

1990 ambulance service now countrywide

23 June 2019 03:18 pm - 1     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

A A A

With the launch of the 1990 Suwaseriya Ambulance Service in the Eastern Province today, the service was now available in all nine provinces of the country, officials said.

The ambulance service was launched in the Eastern Province in a special ceremony held in Ampara today.

Ministers Dr Harsha de Silva, Daya Gamage, Deputy Minister Anoma Gamage and High Commissioner of India Taranjit Singh Sandhu graced the occasion. External Affairs Minister of India Dr S. Jaishankar, who addressed the gathering through a special video message, noted that the service had become a brand in itself.

He also recalled how the service had helped Sri Lanka during floods and the recent terrorist attacks. He also pointed out that the project was a great example of what India and Sri Lanka can achieve together.

The island-wide expansion of the emergency ambulance service was started with the launch in Jaffna in July last year.

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe requested Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit to Sri Lanka in March 2015, to launch a pre-hospital emergency ambulance service in Sri Lanka.

See Kapruka's top selling online shopping categories such as Toys, Grocery, Flowers, Birthday Cakes, Fruits, Chocolates, Clothing and Electronics. Also see Kapruka's unique online services such as Money Remittence,News, Courier/Delivery, Food Delivery and over 700 top brands. Also get products from Amazon & Ebay via Kapruka Gloabal Shop into Sri Lanka.

 

  Comments - 1

See Kapruka's top selling online shopping categories such as Toys, Grocery, Flowers, Birthday Cakes, Fruits, Chocolates, Clothing and Electronics. Also see Kapruka's unique online services such as Money Remittence,News, Courier/Delivery, Food Delivery and over 700 top brands. Also get products from Amazon & Ebay via Kapruka Gloabal Shop into Sri Lanka.

 

 
  • Working in Jaffna Hospital when Indians attacked it Sunday, 23 June 2019 05:27 PM

    Chinese would have given us better quality ambulances as gifts if we had asked them so. Depending on the Indians is infuriating many sections of the Sri Lankan community.


Add comment

Comments will be edited (grammar, spelling and slang) and authorized at the discretion of Daily Mirror online. The website also has the right not to publish selected comments.

Reply To:

Name - Reply Comment




Porn and Nudes: Delving into Cyber Exploitation in Sri Lanka

The images and videos are distressing. Non-consensual sharing of intimate ima

People at a loss as.... COVID vaccination programme hits a snag

The much awaited vaccination drive for Sri Lankan healthcare staff began on J

42 trees felled; Ambagamuwa PS Chairman - a law unto himself ! Unjust enrichment via natural resources

Ambagamuwa Pradesha Sabha (PS) Chairman Jayasanka Perera was allegedly accuse

The Man Behind Moves to Form the “BJP” in Sri Lanka

The flower bud is the accredited electoral symbol of the Sri Lanka Podujana P

See Kapruka's top selling online shopping categories such as Toys, Grocery, Flowers, Birthday Cakes, Fruits, Chocolates, Clothing and Electronics. Also see Kapruka's unique online services such as Money Remittence,News, Courier/Delivery, Food Delivery and over 700 top brands. Also get products from Amazon & Ebay via Kapruka Gloabal Shop into Sri Lanka.