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State Pharmaceutical Corporation reports a profit of two billion rupees annually.

Minister Rajitha Senarathne says the State Pharmaceutical Corporation reports a profit of two billion rupees annually. Therefore, the government has decided to give 70 percent increase to the employees. All the trade unions in the corporation extended their fullest support for this move.

The Minister revealed these facts joining the opening of Osu Sala branch in Piliyandala town. State Pharmaceutical Corporation is the biggest pharmaceutical seller in the country at present. The present government has reduced the prices of a large number of varieties of drugs and medical equipment. Stents for heart surgeries and lenses for cataract surgeries are provided free of charge at present. The Minister revealed that some medical trade unions who go against him have been bribed by some large scale pharmaceutical companies.

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