Authorities have inspected 4,752 premises during the first day of the Mosquito Prevention Week being implemented in Trincomalee and 52 people have been prosecuted while 170 houses were issued notice.
Cabinet of Ministers has granted its approval this week to grant all the domestic electricity consumers the relief on loan interests for installing solar panels.
A contingent of over 200 Army troops is involved in Dengue prevention activities in the Eastern region.
Mainly fair weather will prevail over most provinces of the island.
Cabinet of Ministers has given its approval to construct a Bone Marrow Transplant Centre at Teaching Hospital in Kandy for Thalassaemia patients.
Sri Lanka Navy opened two more RO plants installed in the villages of Palugaswewa in Anuradhapura and Bisobandaragama in Polonnaruwa on 18th March for community use.
A group of 100 Dengue Prevention Assistants out of 500 recruited recently for the dengue prevention in Western Province by the Health Ministry will engage in Dengue Prevention activities in Kinniya, Trincomalee from today (20th March).
Showers or thundershowers may occur at a few places in the Western, Central and Sabaragamuwa provinces and in the Galle and Matara districts after 2.00p.m.