Mar 06, 2017

GMOA to sue SAITM for Rs.1,000 m

The Government Medical Officers’ Association (GMOA) will file a case demanding Rs. 1,000 million against SAITM for tarnishing its image by stating that the GMOA is connected to the shooting incident of former SAITM CEO, GMOA Editor and former Secretary Dr. Nalinda Herath said. 
Addressing the media in Colombo yesterday, Dr. Herath said that the SAITM tarnished the image of the GMOA and slang mud on the GMOA stating that the GMOA was connected to the shooting incident involving in former SAITM Chief Executive Officer.

“The Police have now confirmed that it was a drama’ staged by him,”Dr. Herath said.

GMOA Secretary Dr. Navin De Zoysa said that a few Ministers are preventing President Maithripala Sirisena from taking decisions in connection with the SAITM issue.

“The Ministers or no force will be able to defeat or stop the GMOA and all the other anti SAITM forces’ struggling to defeat SAITM,” Dr. De Zoysa said.

Addressing the anti SAITM rally in Colombo yesterday, GMOA President Dr. Anuruddha Padeniya accused the Health Minister of misusing his official powers and that is the main cause which prevents the finding of solving the SAITM issue.

Leaders, members and supporters of the Mahajana Eksath Peramuna (MEP),the JVP, the Front Line Socialist’ Party, the Jathika Hela Urumaya etc.joined the massive protest walk and rally against SAITM held in Colombo yesterday. They demanded the Government to close down SAITM pointing out that it is the only solution for the issue.