Canada Ambassador opens Heart Treatment Complex in Jaffna
[TamilNet, Wednesday, 10 February 2010, 02:54 GMT]
Canada Ambassador to Sri Lanka Mr. Pruce Levy Tuesday morning officially opened the newly built Heart Treatment complex in Jaffna Teaching Hospital (JTH) which was constructed by Canadian International Agency and International Medical Health Organization under UN Development Programme at an estimated cost of 63 million rupees, sources in Jaffna said. Jaffna Government Agent, K. Ganesh who spoke in the event said that the long standing need for a heart treatment facility is being met with the opening of the new complex, the sources added.
The Director of JTH and many others participated in the event.
In contrast to other foreign emissaries visiting Jaffna amidst heavy police and military protection, Mr. Pruce Levy was observed to be modest and simple in conducting his affairs in the peninsula, the sources further said.