State Ministry of Pharmaceutical Production, Supply and Regulation


Name of Cabinet Minister:
Prof. Channa Jayasumana
9th Parliament of Sri Lanka
Source for Minister - News Website
Ministry Website:
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Assisting in the formulation of policies in relation to the subject of Production, Supply and Regulation of Pharmaceuticals for the creation of “Healthy Community” under the direction and guidance of the Minister of Health in conformity with the prescribed Laws, Acts and Ordinances and implementing, projects under the National Budget, State Investment and National Development Programme, and implementing, monitoring and evaluating subjects and functions of the below-mentioned State Corporations and Statutory Organizations.

  1. Establishing an adequately equipped WHO-standard quality laboratory to ensure the quality of drugs.
  2. Formulating a regulatory mechanism to produce and import standardized medical drugs, to activate competitive prices in the market so that the consumer safety is ensured, to prevent the monopoly in the drug market and for the promotion of standardized pharmacies.
  3. Formulating strategies to encourage investment by local entrepreneurs in the production of drugs.

Mr. K. R. Uduwavala(Secretary to the State Ministry of Pharmaceutical Production, Supply and Regulation)