Restructuring SriLankan Airlines
A proposal by the President to implement recommendations by the Presidential Commission which looked into restructuring of the national carrier was approved.
Amendment to Salaries Ordinance
Amending of the Salaries Ordinance and publication in the Gazette before tabling in Parliament was approved.
Project to increase railway sector productivity
A proposal by the Minister of Finance to obtain loans from the ADB to increase productivity of the y’s railway sector was ratified.
Increasing standards in education and health
A joint proposal mooted by the Prime Minister and the Minister of Finance to increase standards in health and education was ratified.
Orders under Public Contracts Act, No. 3 of 1987
A proposal to table the gazetted orders under the Act in Parliament was approved.
Withholding the issuance of letters for liquor licences at cinemas
Letters permitting liqour licences to cinemas was withheld to promote a liquor free society.
Amendment to Acts to produce suspects and those found guilty of offences privately to Court when needed
A proposal to publish necessary amendments to the Acts prior to tabling in Parliament was ratified.
Setting up of trilingual national school in Peradeniya, Kandy
A proposal to set up a trilingual national school in Peradeniya on a 10 acre land with an investment of Rs 1,141.46 million was approved.
Establishment of new Divisional Secretariat Electorates–
A proposal to set up new Divisional Secretariat Electorates in several areas was ratified.
Development of infrastructure facilities in universities
A proposal to develop infrastructure facilities in 13 universities countrywide was approved by Cabinet.
Purchase of stents to treat heart patients
A proposal to handover the supply of stents to treat heart patients on the recommendations of the Permanent Procurement Committee (PPC) to suppliers at a cost of Rs 446.39 million was ratified.
Purchase of buses for SLTB with reclining seats
A proposal to handover the purchase of 272 buses with 50 reclining seats at a cost of Rs 3,264 million to Lanka Ashok Leyland on the recommendations of the PPC was approved.
Purchase of super luxury buses for SLTB
A proposal to handover the purchase of 53 super luxury buses containing 33 seats at a cost of Rs 444 million to Lanka Ashok Leyland Joint Company on the recommendations of the PPC was approved by Cabinet.
Construction of an import goods terminal at BIA
A proposal mooted to construct an import goods terminal at the BIA to facilitate its services was ratified.
Compensation package to revive the tourism industry
A proposal to formulate a compensation package for the tourism industry which has been dealt a crippling blow in the aftermath of the Easter Sunday attacks was approved.
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