The President has come to the assistance of a mother who is stricken with cancer.
The President has intervened after reading about her plight in a newspaper. The authorities at the Maharagama Cancer Hospital have informed the President that surgery will cost 600,000 rupees. The President who held extensive discussions with hospital authorities has explained her plight and requested the hospital to provide free medical treatment to her who is a mother of three. Today she is in a position to entertain hopes for a new lease of life.