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Wednesday, 04 October 2017 - 19:58
New SLMC chief welcomed by medical students with jeers
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The new Chairman of Sri Lanka Medical Council, Professor Colvin Gunarathne was jeered by members of the Medical Students’ Action Committee while Professor Gunarathna was entering and leaving the SLMC today (04).

The medical students also staged a protest denouncing the appointment of the new Chairman in front of the SLMC.

Meanwhile, the Higher Education Minister Lakshman Kiriella is requesting the medical students and their parents to call off the boycott of lectures temporarily showing some positive response towards the solutions proposed by the government.

Meanwhile, the convener of the Medical Faculty Students’ Action Committee Ryan Jayalath was further remanded until 11th of October today.

Ryan Jayalath was produced before Maligakanda Additional Magistrate Manjula Rathnayake this morning.

Ryan Jayalath is in remand in connection with forcibly entering the Health Ministry and allegedly causing damage to public property on 21st of June.

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