A new building will be provided for pavement hawkers evicted from the Pettah area.
The hawkers were evicted under a new scheme of urban development. The Cabinet has approved the construction of a new building for them at a cost of 10.92 million rupees.
The Cabinet approved the inking of a concessionary loan agreement with China to obtain two A-60 Aircraft on the recommendation of the President as the Minister of Finance. The Cabinet also approved the signing of agreements to secure Japanese assistance for the development of the East and Chinese aid for the development of the North.
On the recommendation of Minister Maithripala Sirisena, the Cabinet granted approval to proceed with the project for the supply, installation, testing and commissioning of 02 Cardiac Catheterization Systems and two Echo Cardiography Machines to the Cardiology Department of the National Hospital of Sri Lanka.
The Cabinet approval was received for the holding 2018 Commonwealth Games in Sri Lanka on the recommendation of Minister C.B. Ratnayake.
The National Road Safety Commission for the protection of roads on will be launched. A Cabinet paper in this respect was presented by Minister Kumara Welgama.
The Cabinet approved a paper presented by Minister G.L. Peiris to construct a new building for the Sri Lankan Embassy in Canberra, Australia.
The nod of the Cabinet was received for the signing of a Memorandum Of Understanding with China on Educational Exchange and Cooperation.