The vesting of several developments projects at the Polonnaruwa General Hospital with the public and the launching of new development projects under the “Rajarata Navodaya- Pibidemu Polonnaruwa” programme, with the aim of creating a healthier nation, was held under President Maithripala Sirisena, today (01).
The President who arrived at the Polonnaruwa General Hospital conveyed his best wishes to the staff of the Polonnaruwa General Hospital and later joined in the event.
The opening of the Cardiac catheterization unit of the Hospital, laying foundation stones for the three-story building and the fitness center as well as opening of the Day Care Center were held under the patronage of the President.
The President presented a memento to the Director General of Health Services, Dr. Palitha Mahipala, who is scheduled to leave for World Health Organization Regional post, appreciating his service to the country.
A special memento was also presented to the President to mark his visit to the hospital.
President Sirisena also launched the free of charge Ambulance service by the Cyril Dharmawardana Foundation to the Polonnaruwa General Hospital.
Deputy Minister of Health, Faizal Cassim, Chief Minister of the North Central Provincial Council, Peshala Jayarathna, Provincial Councilor, Sampath Sri Nilantha, Director General of Health Services, Dr. Palitha Mahipala, the staff of the Polonnaruwa General Hospital, including its Director Dr. Sampath Indika Kumara participated at this event.