India gifts Sri Lanka a 10-tonne consignment of medicines

India gifts Sri Lanka a 10-tonne consignment of medicines

India gifts Sri Lanka a 10-tonne consignment of medicines

Written by Staff Writer

07 Apr, 2020 | 9:39 pm

COLOMBO (News1st): India on Tuesday gifted a 10-tonne consignment of medicines to Sri Lanka, in view of the COVID – 19 crisis.

The Indian High Commission in a statement said the medicines were flown to Sri Lanka through a chartered Air India flight upon a request made by the Sri Lankan government.

Sri Lanka and India have contributed five milion dollars and 10 million dollars respectively to the SAARC COVID – 19 Emergency Fund which was set-up in mid-March.

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