Health guidelines for Parliament to be presented next Friday
Deputy Director-General of Health Services, Dr. Lakshman Gamlath said that a set of guidelines essential to conduct sessions in a safe environment from the COVID-19 pandemic following the General Election will be presented to Parliament next Friday.
The set of guidelines is scheduled to be presented to Secretary-General of Parliament Dhammika Dasanayake.
A group of health officials representing the Ministry of Health accompanied by Dr. Gamlath visited the Parliament premises on the 22 July 2020 to instruct on the measures to be taken to protect the dignitaries including the Members of Parliament who will be attending Parliament sittings, the Parliament staff, and the security forces following the General Election.
The health officials who inspected various sections of Parliament expressed satisfaction over the health care measures already taken by Parliament.
The Deputy Director-General of Health Services said that special attention will be paid to the chamber, cafeterias, and the library of Parliament when compiling the health care guidelines.
These guidelines are being prepared by the Ministry of Health at the request of the Secretary-General of Parliament Dhammika Dasanayake.