fbpx

Life+News The Official News Portal of Independent Television Network Ltd

The government briefs diplomatic community on COVID-19 preventive measures in Sri Lanka

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor March 8, 2020 14:25

The government briefs diplomatic community on COVID-19 preventive measures in Sri Lanka

The government briefs diplomatic community on COVID-19 preventive measures in Sri Lanka. Foreign Relations Minister Dinesh Gunawardena informed the Diplomatic community on the situation of the COVID-19 epidemic and the preventive measures the Government contemplates taking.The Foreign Minister apprised that adequate measures to curtail the transmission of the virus have been taken by the Government. He urged the media to be cautious in disseminating the correct information to the public so as not to give into panic unnecessarily. Health Ministry officials, World Health Organisation Resident Representative, the IOM, Department of Immigration, Airport authorities and officials of the Sri Lanka Army were present. Foreign Secretary RavinathaAryasinha said that no foreign national will be discriminated on account of unfounded fear of the virus, as expressed by the President and the Prime Minister.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor March 8, 2020 14:25