The operation to appraise the public about overcoming the dengue menace begins.
The programme commenced from Koswatte in Battaramulla this morning with the involvement of the Independent Television Network. The Kaduwela Pradeshiya Sabha, the Talangama Police and the Kaduwela Regional Health Service Office have also joined in this effort. The distribution of leaflets and visiting every household to educate the public is part of the programme.
A pageant also to educate the public will be staged at the Koswatte Junction in the evening. Many artistes will participate. It is the intention of ITN to launch this programme covering the entire island. ITN Chairman Rosmund Senaratne patronized in the launching of the programme in the morning. Chairman of the Kaduwela Pradeshiya Sabha G.H. Buddhadasa was also among the large gathering present.