Postal voting cards of the upcoming PC polls are to be distributed to the relevant institutions from tomorrow.
Friday, 28 February 2014 18:36
The department of postal services says it officially accepted postal voting cards from the election secretariat for distribution. 14,130 persons have qualified to cast postal votes from the Colombo district. 26,285 persons will cast postal votes from Gampaha district while 18,856 persons are eligible to cast postal votes from Kalutara district.
The national nutrition policy will be launched tomorrow under the patronage of the president.
Thursday, 05 December 2013 21:09
The national nutritious policy will be released in Moneragala tomorrow under the patronage of President Mahinda Rajapakse. Attention on the need for a national plan was focused for the first time in the year 2010. Under a national nutritious council appointed by the President in the year 2011 the formulation of the national policy was started. This policy has been prepared considering health, food security and other related matters. There is an increase in the non communicable diseases due to wrong food patterns and consumption of over nutritious food items. The chief of the national nutritious secretariat Dr. Lalith Chandradasa says that the national nutritious plan aims to achieve five objectives and the contribution of 16 ministries have been received for the formulation of this plan.