The Cabinet has given the nod to amend the Nursing Service Minutes. Accordingly the service period for the granting of promotions has been reduced from 10 to six years. Addressing the weekly Cabinet news briefing, Minister Anura Priyadarshana Yapa said that Cabinet approval has also been received to amend the Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Act.
The Minister told journalists that the Cabinet had approved the amendment of the Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Act No: 03 of 1996. This he said would further strengthen the international conventions Sri Lanka had signed and enable fishing in international waters.