The 60th anniversary of the Society of Government Pharmacists was held under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena at the BMICH, today (June 19).
The Society of Government Pharmacists consists of 1,500 member pharmacists and render a great service for the development of the health sector of Sri Lanka.
During the event President Sirisena presented awards to the Pharmacy Departments at the universities for providing support to upgrade the professionalism of pharmacists during their 60-year history.
The Diploma Course in Pharmacy, conducted by the Ministry of Health was elevated to a higher diploma course at this occasion.
Minister of Health Rajitha Senarathne also participated on this event.