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Cabinet Decisions

Purchase of 20 ambulances

Cabinet approved a Memorandum submitted by Healthcare and Nutrition Minister Nimal Siripala de Silva to purchase 20 ambulances from Micro Cars.

Amendment of National Environmental Act No.47 of 1980

Cabinet approved a Memorandum submitted by Environment and Natural Resources Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka to include the new chapter of Natural Environmental Act No.47 of 1980 as amended to provide for management of the said levy fined and prosecute defaulters and expand the duties and functions of the Central Environment Authority.

Construction of 100,000 houses

Cabinet approved a Memorandum submitted by Construction and Engineering Services Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne to direct all ministries to submit details of housing projects proposed by them which would be included under this local package to the Secretary, Ministry of Construction and Engineering Services in order to facilitate the preparation of the comprehensive feasibility report by the China Shanyang International Economic and Technical Cooperation Corporations to be submitted to the China Exim Bank and appoint a TEC and CANC to negotiate on the total cost estimates and the contract terms.

Henarathgoda old railway station

Cabinet approved a Memorandum submitted by Transport Minister Dullas Alahapperuma to use old Henarathgoda Railway Station Building for the Department of Archaeology Gampaha regional office.

Amendment to the Consumer Affairs Act No.9 of 2003

Cabinet approved a Memorandum submitted by Trade, Marketing Development, Co-operatives and Consumer Services Minister Bandula Gunawardena to forward all needed amendments of the Act for the consideration of the Legal Draughtsman, thereby made to protect traders and manufactures against unfair trade practice and restrictive trades practices.

Formulation of national regulations - maritime

Cabinet approved a Memorandum submitted by Ports and Aviation Minister Chamal Rajapaksa to instruct the legal draughtsman to formulate national legislation for the International Maritime Conventions in order to enhance safety of life and property at sea and to prevent pollution of the oceans.

Recruitment to SL Principals Service 2-11

Cabinet approved a Memorandum submitted by Education Minister Susil Premajayantha to absorb in Grade 2-11 all the officers who are qualified for Grade 2-11 from the officers who were recruited on January 1, 2002 to Class 3 of Sri Lanka Principals’ Service.

Uthuru Wasanthaya

Cabinet approved a Memorandum submitted by Power and Energy Minister W.D.J. Seneviratne to implement the plan of action on a fast track basis by the adoption of the methodology, to authorize and direct the CEB to set off amount to the ESCROW Account, for which funds have been provided for rehabilitation for power lines in the North.

Land for hotel project

Cabinet approved a Memorandum submitted by Enterprises Development and Investment Promotion Minister Anura Priyadarshana Yapa to lease land from KEPZ on a 50 years lease to Suchirindia Hotel and Resorts.

Delegation of Authority Cabinet approved a Memorandum submitted by Education Minister Susil Premajayanth to delegate authority to the Secretary, Ministry of Education for taking action relating to confirmation in services, promotions, exemption from efficiency bar tests, extensions of service and retirements of the offices in Class I and Grade 2-1 in Sri Lanka Principals’ service.



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