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Sri Lanka mulls helicopter rescue service

May 16, 2018 15:14 PM GMT+0530 | 0 Comment(s)

ECONOMYNEXT - Sri Lanka will study the feasibility of setting up an emergency rescue service with eight helicopters and high tech vehicles, with Bijorn Steiger Stiftung, a German non-profit organization.

The rescue service will also have 25 hi-tech emergency vehicles.

The cabinet has approved a proposal by Health Minister Rajitha Senaratne to set up a committee to negotiate and study the feasibility of the proposal

The cost of the project is expected to be met by a 190 million rupee concessional loan. (Colombo/May16/2018)


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