The National Health Service for the first time gets a National Eye Bank of international standard. The public can secure of the services of this Eye Bank which is to be declared open by the President tomorrow.
This was revealed at a media briefing at the Auditorium of the National Eye Hospital. The Sri Lanka National Eye Bank was built within two months following a request made from Singapore and based on a concept of the President. The expenditure incurred was 30 million rupees. The National Eye Bank will come under the purview of the Colombo National Eye Hospital. It has received the support of the Health Ministry of Singapore and various organizations.