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The Government Medical Officers’ Association (GMOA) has requested President Maithripala Sirisena to inform the Attorney General or the High Court, the government's stance on the South Asian Institute of Technology and Medicine (SAITM).

GMOA Secretary Naveen De Zoysa told a news briefing that the government had changed its stance on the SAITM from time to time.

“The government’s stance keep changing. Nothing has been finalised yet and we cannot depend on the government's statements,” he said.

Dr. De Zoysa said Health Minister Rajitha Senaratne had informed the Appeal Court that SAITM students received a quality education, but the government issued a statement on April 7 admitting that these students should receive better clinical training.

He warned the government that its final decision on the SAITM issue should be revealed by May 29.

“The subject minister should brief the court about the government’s final decision on SAITM by May 29 and only then we can accept it as the government’s stance on this matter,” he said. (Thilanka Kanakarathna)

 

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  • Niz Tuesday, 16 May 2017 03:20 PM

    If SAITM has capabilities of KDA, them what else?

    Niz Tuesday, 16 May 2017 03:25 PM

    Please go to Galle Face or the beach and don't make a damn nuicence to other people who are honestly working for for a living.

    Appu Monday, 15 May 2017 05:54 PM

    Looks like President (MS) has nothing better than answering to this man via DM Android App

    Shelly. Monday, 15 May 2017 06:18 PM

    Is there a court trial to be heard on 29th on SAITM where GMOA is a complainant..... And is a Govt. bound to inform its each and every decisions in courts others to beleive. No (con) doctors. There is no such thing. there could be a nut who advice GMOA on Govt affairs. via DM Android App

    AjithZ Monday, 15 May 2017 06:34 PM

    Very simple. SAITM will continue to function as a private medical college with necessary improvements (including clinical experience) as recommended by the medical council.

    De Silva Monday, 15 May 2017 06:36 PM

    They cannoy give ultimatum like that

    Dr. Goone Monday, 15 May 2017 07:18 PM

    Who is this guy to advise the Government What was is AL results Under what category did he enter the medical faculty He is an ordinary M.B.B.S character talking big. via DM Android App

    Samantha Monday, 15 May 2017 07:47 PM

    People of this country hate you and your GMOA

    Nihal Gunatilake Monday, 15 May 2017 07:58 PM

    Hello - Who is this fellow to give orders to the HE the President. Government must stop these tuition classes products - asap. bye - Nihal Gunatilake

    WISE DONKEY Monday, 15 May 2017 08:04 PM

    May day rallies are over and Galle Face is absolutely free and wind is blowing, ideally suited to fly kites, therefore I will ask you to go and fly a kite! So, why are you waiting? Go and fly a kite!

    Rohan Monday, 15 May 2017 08:06 PM

    the day is not too far when you and your horde of psychopathic office bearers of GMOA( Government Medical OXEN Association) are beaten by the frustrated public.

    henry Monday, 15 May 2017 08:45 PM

    you and yr committee members are the hitler and nazis of SL origin.yr actions will destroy our people and the younger generation by your radical thinking via DM Android App

    Pf Monday, 15 May 2017 08:48 PM

    If GMOA is scilant at this momentIn future the medical students of all Govt.medical colleges will curse them as they will not have professors for them if more private MCs come up.Government should take-over SAITM. via DM Android App

    deepi Monday, 15 May 2017 09:19 PM

    The GMOA has ruined the image of doctors in this country... via DM Android App

    jayantha Monday, 15 May 2017 09:28 PM

    Direct indication of failure, strike scheduled on 15th May postponed indefinitely and now GMOA asking for government stance, fools , try to understand, stance of the government would be the same!!!


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