The birth of the first six twins in the country was reported today at a private hospital in Colombo
The baby was delivered by caesarean section between 12.16 and 12.18 this morning under the guidance of Professor Tiran Dias.
Thus were born three daughters and three sons.
Hospital sources say that all the 31 babies born to a 6 year old woman are in good health.
Only the second born child is currently under intensive medical supervision and the mother and father of the twins are residents of the IDH area in Colombo.