SLAF distributes dry rations among 50,000 families

SLAF distributes dry rations among 50,000 families

SLAF distributes dry rations among 50,000 families

Written by Hassan Shazuli

01 Apr, 2020 | 12:47 pm

COLOMBO (News1st): Sri Lanka Air Force has launched a programme to distribute dry rations among 50,000 low-income earning families in Colombo.

In a statement, the air force stated that the dry rations would be distributed within a span of three days among families that have been identified by the Colombo Municipal Council.

The dry ration packs include 10 kilos of rice, sugar, dhal, flour, tea, green gram, canned fish, ‘yahaposha’, and soap.

The programme had been initiated on a request made by Marshal of the Air Force Roshan Goonetileke who recently assumed duties as the Governor of the Western Province , the statement said.

It noted that 200 Air Force troops along with 10 officers each from the SLAF bases in Katunayake, Ratmalana, and the SLAF Trade Training School in Ekala have been deployed for this operation.

 

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