The National Mosquito Control Week declared by the Health Ministry begins tomorrow.
It will continue until the 26th of this month. The Ministry of Health along with the Presidential Dengue Task Force declared the week due to the rapid spread of dengue. It has been informed that all houses, and Government as well as private sector institutions will be subjected to intense inspection during this week. The Mosquito Control Week will be launched from Nugegoda tomorrow under the patronage of Minister Maithripala Sirisena. It is planned to solicit wide people’s participation in this programme. The Health Ministry has decided to institute stern action against those who obstruct Health Officials including Health Inspectors in the implementation of the programmes during the Mosquito Control Week.