It has been decided by the cabinet yesterday (12) to discuss the tender granted to a foreign company in order to implement the Suraksha Insurance Scheme at the next cabinet meeting.
According to sources President Sirisena has raised his objections regarding the tender being handed over to a foreign company.
However, Minister of Education, Akila Kariyawasam is said to have explained that the tender cannot be revoked as the scheme meant for students is already in operation.
While a discussion was thereafter held between the President, Minister and Official, it had been decided that a final decision will be taken by the cabinet. However, sources say the issues remains to be in a deadlock with the cabinet being unable to take a decision in this regard at the recently held meeting.