State Minister Sudrashani Fenandopulle said today, the Prime Minister’s proposal to allow the burial of COVID-19 victims would have to be implemented with the agreement of the Technical Committee of the Health Ministry.
Responding to a question raised by SJB MP Mujibur Rahuman, she told Parliament that the Health Ministry was not taking decisions personally but through a technical committee.
“The Health Ministry is not taking decisions personally. The decisions are taken through the technical committee. This proposal has to be presented to the technical committee and we will have to act based on its agreement,” she said. (Ajith Siriwardana and Yohan Perera)