Written by Amani Nilar
22 May, 2022 | 5:33 pm
COLOMBO (News 1st); The ship carrying a consignment of aid worth nearly Rs. 2 billion provided by the People of India arrived at the Port of Colombo this afternoon (22).
Chairman of the Essential Services Committee Vajira Abeywardena, Sagala Ratnayake, Minister Nimal Siripala de Silva, Minister of External Affairs Prof. G.L. Peiris, Leader of the Ceylon Workers Congress Senthil Thondaman and Indian High Commissioner Gopal Bagley were also present at the reception.
Relevant aid stocks include 9,000 metric tons of rice, 50 metric tons of milk powder and 25 tons of medicine and medical equipment.
A message of care!!! From the people of 🇮🇳 to the people of 🇱🇰…High Commissioner handed over rice,milk powder& medicines worth more than SLR 2 billion to Hon'ble FM Prof.G.L Peiris in #Colombo today.Hon'ble Minister @nimaldsilva, @VajiraAbey, @SagalaRatnayaka, @S_Thondaman pic.twitter.com/WNDoSiQPjE
— India in Sri Lanka (@IndiainSL) May 22, 2022
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