Dr. Asela Gunawardhane assumes duties as DGHS

2020-10-29 at 13:35

The newly appointed Director General of Health Services assumed duties this morning.

It is notable that Minister of Health Pavithra Wanniarachchi was present at the occasion.

Dr. Asela Gunawardhane graduated from the Peradeniya Medical Faculty and also studied at several other universities as well.

He was appointed the new DG of Health, while he was serving as the Director of the Kalubowila Teaching Hospital.

Dr. Asela Gunawardhane upon assuming duties in his new role stated that prompt measures would be taken to control the spread of COVID-19 in the island, with the support of health sector units and security forces.