The Secretary to the President has sent instructions to the District Secretary, Jaffna to take action to acquire the Jaffna Central Bus Stand Land for the use of Jaffna Teaching Hospital.
Earlier the Teaching Hospital Administration had sent a direct request to the President to obtain them the land on which the Central Bus Stand stands now and the land between Hospital and the Bus stand for the extension of the Hospital.
Now, the Secretary to the President has sent a letter to the District Secretary to take action to acquire the above land needed for the extension of the Hospital and provide them for extension of the Hospital.
This matter will be discussed in the District coordination Committee, it is learnt.
It is notable that in a context where it is requested continuously that the units of the Hospital be shifted out of the Town, this request for the land has been made.