Measures have been taken to set up a Nutrition Council for mothers and children. Minister Maithripala Sirisena said that the National Nutrition Council will be setup on the 14th of this month.
The Minister expressed this view at a function at Sri Lanka Thriposha Limited. He pointed out that the decision to set up the Council was made after considering the Technological and Scientific advice received from overseas as well as the situation prevailing in the country. He said that in addition to the Health Ministry, Agriculture, Trade, Education, Environment and Social Services Ministries are also involved in the programme.