Domestic drug manufacturing begins next year

Accordingly, the minster visited the ‘Navesta’ factory in Horana and the ‘Stregen” factory in Thalgahawila road, Horana. The vaccine manufacturing ‘Navesta’ company will begin its work next May while ‘Stregen’ is to manufacture 10 essential drug items.

During the discussions, the minister Senarathne added that ten companies would begin drug manufacturing in Sri Lanka by 2018. He also assured to jointly discuss the problems pertaining to those companies with the Ministries of Finance, Mahaweli Development and Environment, and Provincial Council and Local government.

“22 companies have signed agreements with SPC for the local drug manufacturing under the government’s new drug policy.

Last modified onTuesday, 13 December 2016 02:07