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Germany ready to invest in emergency response service

Health Minister with German Minister of Interior, Digitalisation and Migration for Badn-Wurttemberg Province.

A German company has agreed to invest in Sri Lanka for an emergency response service, Health Ministry sources said.

According to sources, 24 helicopters, 1,050 ambulances and 240 emergency vehicles would be attached to the services to be carried out free of charge from land and air.

Health Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne who is now touring Germany, has had discussions with the company officials, German officials and Bank officials to launch the service in Sri Lanka, the sources added.