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Japan to assist SL to increase the manufacture of pharmaceuticals.

The Japanese government has extended its support to Sri Lanka to increase the manufacture of pharmaceuticals in the country. The Japanese ambassador Kenichi Suganuma has disclosed this when he called on Minister of Health Rajitha Senaratne recently. He has also pledged Japan's continuous support for the development of the Sri Lankan health sector. Speaking at the occasion, minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne has pointed out that majority of the funds in the health sector are spent to import pharmaceuticals. Therefore, a pharmaceutical manufacturing plant is to be established in Sri Lanka.

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