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7 August 2011 10:45 am - 8     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


DIG Ravi Wijewardena has been given the authority to purview and speed up the dengue eradicating programme covering all parts of the country.
DIG Wijewardena is also in charge of the Puttalam District. His task is to use the police environment protection units and ‘Praja Police’ units to coordinate and speed up eradication programmes implemented in their police areas.
The decision to appoint a DIG to handle the dengue eradication programme takes place as the public have been maintaining mosquito breeding places even after they have been fined.
Therefore the Ministry of Defence decided to appoint a senior police officer to see whether the public is following orders. According to official reports issued by the Epidemiological Unit the number of deaths due to dengue this year in the country is 112. (Supun Dias)

  Comments - 8

  • Konde Bendapucheenaa Sunday, 07 August 2011 11:00 AM

    what about an SSP for Malaria,and ASP for Rat fever

    Bumba Sunday, 07 August 2011 11:34 AM


    rocksan Sunday, 07 August 2011 12:27 PM

    Arrest those officers who are doing nothing and just eye washing on behalf of dengue eradication

    Marcus Sunday, 07 August 2011 01:27 PM

    Spend a evening in negombo town area, you will definitly see how big the Mosqito problem. Please make arrengements to clean the canals in the area. it is better to check door to door and impose fines, if any breeding place found. Thanks

    Minister Sunday, 07 August 2011 01:35 PM

    May be he can start with the Police flats, Bambalapitiya!

    Gamarala Sunday, 07 August 2011 02:30 PM

    We need a DIG to control the corruption of the politico.

    Yehiya-Doha Sunday, 07 August 2011 02:40 PM

    .This weakness form local authorities. Not collecting garbage on time. Maharagama by roads are very poor administration

    Roshan Monday, 08 August 2011 06:45 AM

    Charge or jail the person who throws Carbage on the road.

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