Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) Youth Front is to deploy 5,000 members to assist the Pradeshya Sabhas in eradicating dengue epidemic.
SFLFP Youth Front, President Shantha Bandara said that 5,000 members would be divided in to groups to coordinate with the Pradeshiya Sabhas and provide necessary support.
Addressing the media at the party headquarters yesterday, he said that as dengue epidemic has claimed so many lives in a short period it is necessary to take prompt action to eradicate dengue mosquitos from Sri Lanka.
“The government has already taken several measures to eradicate dengue from Sri Lanka. It is our responsibility to provide necessary support as it has become a national issue”, he said.