Bring a handkerchief if coming to Colombo; a request from the CMC.

Thursday, 31 October 2013 - 12:55




The Colombo Municipal Council says that it is important for people coming to the Colombo city to bring a handkerchief whenever possible.


CMC Chief Medical Officer Pradeep Kaariyawasam said that due to development activities taking place these days there was excessive dust in certain places in the Colombo city.


The Chief Medical Officer also said that due to this dust there was a greater possibility for the contraction of respiratory ailments.


The CMO said that therefore it was important to use a handkerchief or mouth cover.