Work with dedication, perseverance to eradicate dengue
May 25, 2010 8:00:00 PM - aussieindolanka.com
President Mahinda Rajapaksa yesterday said all segments of society from the President to the people at grassroots level should be integrated into an accelerated Dengue control drive to see the early eradication of dengue mosquitoes and breeding places from the country.
The President said Sri Lankans have faced a number of epidemics effectively throughout history and they have the strength to eradicate any type of epidemic. He stressed that everyone has to show more dedication and perseverance in the effort to eradicate the dengue menace from Sri Lanka.
He was addressing the inaugural meeting of the Presidential Task Force on Dengue Prevention at the Presidential Secretariat yesterday.
President Rajapaksa added that Sri Lanka has succeeded in eradicating a number of epidemics and the people should have dedication and perseverance to see the end of Dengue epidemic too.