A comprehensive report regarding the prevention of kidney disease has been handed over to President Maithripala Sirisena.
The report was compiled following consultations with prominent scientists and researchers under the three categories of environment, social and health.
A special conference on prevention of kidney disease organized by the Chinese Academy of Science together with the National Water Supply and Drainage Board was held yesterday.
The report was presented to the President by Minister of City Planning and Water Supply Rauff Hakeem at the event.
According to an agreement signed by the President during his recent State visit to China it was agreed to provide technical assistance to Sri Lanka to control the spread of kidney disease.
Therefore China will assist Sri Lanka to find the root cause for the spread of kidney disease and prevent it.