Home / News/ Government takes over Dr. Neville Fernando Teaching Hospital

Government takes over Dr. Neville Fernando Teaching Hospital


Comments / {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}} Views / Tuesday, 18 July 2017 00:21

Facebook

Untitled-3 Untitled-4

 

The Government yesterday took over the Dr. Neville Fernando Teaching Hospital in Malabe by signing the relevant agreement between Hospital Chairman Dr. Neville Fernando and the Ministry of Health, in the presence of President Maithripala Sirisena. 

Dr. Neville Fernando and Secretary to the Ministry of Health Janaka Sugathadasa signed the agreement.

Accordingly, the Dr. Neville Fernando Teaching Hospital will be operated as a government hospital from 1 August 2017. 

The hospital, which is worth Rs. 3.5 billion, is equipped with all required facilities for a teaching hospital. It has an area of 180,600 sq feet and has been built according to the green concept. The hospital consists of one four-storeyed building and two eight-storeyed buildings. 

Minister of Health Dr. Rajitha Senaratne, Minister of Higher Education and Highways Lakshman Kiriella and Deputy Minister of Health Faizal Kasim were among those present at the event. 

 


Share This Article

Facebook Twitter


DISCLAIMER:

1. All comments will be moderated by the Daily FT Web Editor.

2. Comments that are abusive, obscene, incendiary, defamatory or irrelevant will not be published.

3. We may remove hyperlinks within comments.

4. Kindly use a genuine email ID and provide your name.

5. Spamming the comments section under different user names may result in being blacklisted.

COMMENTS

Today's Columnists

Those who go by social proof are easy prey to crafty schemers

Monday, 17 June 2019

Going after social proof Swiss writer and novelist, Rolf Dobelli, in one of the essays in his 2013 book ‘The Art of Thinking Clearly’, has given a fine warning to his readers. He has warned against going by ‘social proof’ or ‘majority view


Poson ponderings on positional power: ‘Authority vested’ vs. ‘authority wasted’

Monday, 17 June 2019

We witnessed a serene Poson Poya, in a far more improved security setting in Sri Lanka. Whilst the Sri Lankan life slowly returning to normal, political fronts do not appear to show the same. Has the political power become the people ‘pava’ (sin)


Emperors without clothes: Is Mother Lanka naked too?

Monday, 17 June 2019

The expression ‘The Emperor without clothes’ derives from the Hans Anderson tale that is based on Sufi wisdom. The Emperor in Anderson’s story was without doubt, the finest dressed man in the land and he loved wearing fine clothes and spent al


The confusion of the collision is becoming indescribable!

Monday, 17 June 2019

Strange are the things we are witnessing in the political scene. The fast-evaporating trust and confidence in politicians and the Government are seriously destroying the harmony of the nation. The Prime Minister of the country has admitted that the


Columnists More