The Health Minister Dr.Rajitha Senaratne said yesterday in Parliament that an agreement has been signed with China to build a Heart Surgery unit in Jaffna, with all facilities.
The Minister was answering questions in the parliament when he said this.
He further said that, We have signed an agreement with China to build a Heart Surgery unit in Jaffna, with all facilities. All activities related to the financial arrangements have been completed. However the activities for the commencement of activities for construction have been done properly. I studied this during my visit to Jaffna.
4 persons are being trained in the National hospital for working in this unit, he said.
It is notable that several factions had already requested that the heart Surgery unit in Jaffna Teaching Hospital be expanded.