Jul 16, 2020

Health guidelines to be gazetted in next 2 days Featured

The Government is to gazette the health guidelines issued on Covid-19 that are to be followed during the upcoming General Election.

Minister of Health Pavithra Wanniarachchi said the health guidelines will be gazetted within the next two days.

Speaking to media, Chairman of the National Election Commission - Mahinda Deshapriya warned that the upcoming General election could be at risk if the health guidelines are not gazetted.

He said that PHIs had raised concerns on this issue during discussions at the Election Commission yesterday.
On an earlier occasion, Deshapriya has pointed out that health guidelines, announced weeks ago by the Director General of Health Services, are yet to be gazetted.

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