Government hopes to eradicate rabies from the country within the next six years. Minister Maithripala Sirisena made this reference at a media briefing organized on World Rabies Day which falls on 28th Tuesday.
The Minister revealed that the death cause by rabies and the disease had dropped to record levels. It is vital that initiative should be taken to limit the population of dogs. It there are any animals which are a threat to human beings, action should be taken to limit its population. The Minister claimed that the lives of human beings are more valuable than animals.