Minister Maithripala Sirisena has underscored that he will sort out all problems within the Health Ministry by January.
The Minister referred to certain obstacles in the machinery of his Ministry. He said a complete restructure had to be effected. The Minister said his intention was to completely refurbish this machinery by next January. He said that the machine which he operates does not record this speed. This is the main problem he is confronted with. He assured that he would completely restructure the machinery and was optimistic of achieving success.
The Minister was addressing the 10th International Conference on Epidemics within the South East Asian Region. The conference opened in Colombo today. It is being organized by the International Epidemiology Association, the World Health Organisation and the Health Ministry. Present at the inaugural session were representatives of the South East Asian Regional Office and the World Health Organisation.