Minister of Heath Care and Nutrition Nimal Siripala De silva of Sri Lanka

May be Minister De Silva is too over confident.
Minister of Healthcare and Nutrition Nimal Siripala de Silva says as there are warnings that mental health will be a major health problem for the world in the.
De Silva has already met with the Victorian state government and is due to meet with John Howard in the next few days.
Siripala De Silva is a senior government minister with the portfolio of Healthcare and is one of the leaders of the ruling party in Sri Lanka.
Minister de Silva is expected to discuss with the Australian Government officials the preliminaries necessary to prepare the ground for that purpose specially in view of the Lankan Government�s successful progress towards the suppression of terrorism in the North and the East, the Ministry said yesterday.
Minister de Silva met the leaders of the State of Victoria, yesterday and discussed the improvements to the Neurology Surgical Unit and the Accident Unit of the Karapitiya General Hospital, Galle.
Although Nimal Siripala de Silva was slammed from many sides questioning his leadership quality, eventually his babyish smile and friendliness won over and he made even the glum Anton Balasingham not only smile but shake hands warmly as well.
after the Speaker announced his appointment.
COLOMBO (AFX) - Health Minister Nimal Siripala de Silva is to lead the government's team in talks with Tamil Tiger rebels on their Norwegian-brokered ceasefire later this month, Media Minister Anura Priyadharshana Yapa said.
Minister de Silva has been appointed chief negotiator and therefore he will no longer address the weekly (post) cabinet press briefing,' Yapa told reporters, adding that other members of the negotiating team will be announced shortly.
Supportive family values and strong family bonds, in addition to the practice of monogamy, have contributed to the low prevalence of HIV/AIDS in Sri Lanka, Health Care and Nutrition Minister Nimal Siripala De Silva said recently at the second Asia Pacific Regional Meeting on universal access to HIV prevention in the Philippines, Sri Lanka's Daily News reports.
De Silva said that HIV transmission through blood and blood products is extremely low and that the country has recorded two such cases.
De Silva said that the highest levels of political leadership and commitment to HIV/AIDS prevention are critical to maintaining Sri Lanka's status as one of the few countries in the world with a low HIV/AIDS prevalence.
De Silva was a Member of the WHO -Executive Board from 1997 to 1999 and was the Vice Chairman of the WHO from 1998/1999.
I am sure Anura Bandaranaike can do a better job at the pitch than Nimal Siripala at the negotiation table.
Health Minister and government s Chief Peace Negotiator Nimal Siripala De Silva, has ruled out the possibility of holding any more talks with the LTTE even as a series of explosions killed more than 50 people in the span of just three days.
Fernandopulle and Minister Nimal Siripala de Silva had to apologize to the Parliament.
Siripala de Silva said the power to decide regarding financial administration is with the Parliament that has been elected with a clear mandate and the government would not allow anyone to harm its supremacy.
Thus, the citizens of Sri Lanka can now move freely from Devindara Thuduwa (Dondra) in the Southern Province to Point Pedro, the Northern most point of the island, Minister of Healthcare and Nutrition Nimal Siripala de Silva said at the special news briefing held at the president secretariat yesterday (09.
Minister of Health and Nutrition and the Head of the Government delegation Nimal Siripala de Silva said that the Government delegation would contribute its best at the Geneva talks to bring peace to the country.
Minister de Silva said that the Government delegation has taken great pains to study in detail, every probable problem that may crop up at the conference table and are prepared to face them with dedication and courage by using their long standing political and professional experience as directed by President Mahinda Rajapakse.
Mr De Silva expressed hope that the Norwegian facilitator would be able to convince the LTTE the need for early resumption of talks.
The President has informed the UNP delegation that he has invited the LTTE for talks with the government," de Silva said after a cabinet meeting.
Minister Nimal Siripala de Silva is of the view.
Minister Nimal Siripala de Silva is of the view that it is a great victory for the government for its ability to stage a free and fair poll in the East.