Accident and medical insurance for local artists
Accident and medical insurance covers are to be provided to local artistes, as per the policies contained in the Election manifesto of the Government, on the instructions of Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa.
The Premier’s Office, in a Media release issued on 25 November, stated, as a first phase in the programme, the insurance cover is set to cover artistes involved in the stage drama sphere.
The programme is being supervised and coordinated directly with input from Rajapaksa.
A feature of this insurance cover is, no fees will be levied from the artistes.