Making a reality of the Government’s Policy Framework ‘Vistas of Prosperity and Splendour’, the Ministry of Mass Media implements the ‘AsiDisi’ Accidents and Medical Insurance Scheme’ with the intention of making a fit and healthy Media Professional as part of government’s responsibility to create a undisturbed environment for their profession.

The insurance coverage named 'Journalists' Protection of Prosperity', which is the first such insurance schemes implemented in Sri Lanka, will be presented to the selected beneficiaries at a ceremony headed by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa and with the participation of Mass Media Minister Dullas Alahapperuma at Temple Trees at 10.00 a.m. on December 2, 2021.

This premium-free insurance scheme covers hospitalization, OPD treatment, critical illnesses, accidents, hearing aids and spectacles and Covid-19 related treatments.

Out of all the 3,000 selected beneficiaries, only 98 will be symbolically presented with insurance coverage on this occassion.

Hon. Ministers, Hon.Parliamentarians, Secretary to the Ministry of Mass Media Jagath P. Wijeweera and several other media officials will be present on this occassion.