Deputy Minister Mervyn Silva has stressed before the officials of the Kelaniya Pradeshiya Sabha that Dengue deaths cannot be permitted to occur in Kelaniya from 1st of August.
He said that he will not hesitate to take strict actions against the responsible persons if a Dengue death occurs in the Kelaniya Pradeshiya Sabha area after 1st of August.
He stressed that the Parliamentarian of the electorate, the Public Health Inspector, the Grama Seva Niladhari, the Agricultural Research Officer and the Arbitration Officer will be held responsible for such deaths.
He said that human rights cannot be secured when deaths are being caused due to the Dengue menace. He noted that protecting human rights means protecting all people.