The Central Government has acquired the Polonnaruwa General Hospital.
So far it was administered by the Health Ministry of the North Central Provincial Council. Deputy Minister Mahinda Amaraweera said that it is being acquired under the hospital development progaramme.
The Deputy Minister said that the newly constructed three storeyed building will be inaugurated by Health Minister Maithreepala Sirisena today. Meanwhile, those who have been appointed for the nursing service from the area will also be presented with their appointment letters. He said that several progarammes will be launched for the promotion of the health sector.