Feb 05, 2019

Southern Governor inspects Karapitiya hospital waste disposal!

The Southern Province Governor Keerthi Tennakoon had engaged in an inspection tour of the Karapitiya Hospital clinical waste disposal facility today.

The Governor noted that this clinical waster is being released into the environment without proper treatment and this has been happening for the past three years causing great danger to the agriculture lands and the people. He said although the hospital authorities had been warned on several occasions regarding this matter, no action has been taken so far to treat the clinical waste without releasing it into the environment without proper treatment.

It had previously been discussed at the Galle District Agriculture Committee meeting as well.

The Governor had promised to take immediate action regarding tis issue.