The foundation stone laying ceremony for the Accident and Emergency Unit in Point Pedro Base Hospital was held on 16th August 2019. This unit will be constructed with the assistance of the Netherlands Government.
Minister of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine Rajitha Senerathne participated as Chief Guest. Also Parliamentarians, Former Northern Provincial Health Minister P.Saththiyalingam, Project officials from Netherlands, Govt. Agent – Jaffna, Secretary to the Provincial Ministry of Health S.Thiruvakaran, Director – Provincial Health, Medical Officers and nurses also participated in this event.