Civic groups, unions lobby Indian Govt


Several civil society groups and trade unions handed over a letter to the Indian High Commission in Colombo yesterday (21) seeking technical assistance from New Delhi towards developing testing facilities for food and medicinal items in this country.

These civil society groups and trade unions had sought technical knowhow from India towards the development of facilities at institutions such as the Health Ministry, Consumer Affairs Authority (CAA), and Medical Research Institute etc.

Furthermore these representatives had also requested the Indian Government to intervene and develop the spheres of science, technology and education in Sri Lanka.

By Amith Gamage