All restaurants in the island are to be given a classification certificate.
Minister Maithripala Sirisena said that the Health Ministry will be giving this certificate from next year. It is also planned to provide this classification certificate to other outlets. The Minister made these references implementing a model of this programme within the Thamankaduwa MOH Division in Polonnaruwa. Super grade certificates will be given to outlets selling the best food for public consumption while the “B” certificate will be accorded to outlets which sell good food. Outlets selling normal food will be given the “C” certificate. The progrmme is expected to cover the entire island from next year.