President stresses on importance of disease preventive services
President Maithripala Sirisena says it is essential to strengthen the disease preventive services in order to build a healthy nation.
He noted that Public Health Inspectors have to shoulder a heavy responsibility in this effort.
The President stated this during the annual convention of PHIs held at Kadawatha today.
Meanwhile, Visiting Canadian Foreign Minister Stephen Deon met President Maithripala Sirisena at the President’s official residence this morning.
The Canadian Foreign Minister informed the President that Canada is ready to extend its fullest support in measures implemented under the leadership of President Maithripala Sirisena towards democracy, reconciliation and development.
During the meeting, the Canadian Foreign Minister conveyed the greetings of his Prime Minister to Sri Lankan President and quoted Prime Minister Justin Trudeau as reminding several of his impressive meetings with the Sri Lankan President in the recent past.