Another 452 persons have been recruited for training as Nurses. They are from the Colombo, Gampaha, Kalutara and Puttalam Districts.
The handing of recruitment letters for training took place at the Nurses Training School at Aniyakande in Kandana under the patronage of Minister Maithripala Sirisena. The Health Ministry has unveiled a programme to recruit `15 thousand Nurses. Accordingly, 4540 are due to be recruited for training this year. Among those present was Parliamentarian Sudharsahi Fernandopulle.