Indian aid reaches Sri Lanka

Indian aid reaches Sri Lanka

Indian aid reaches Sri Lanka

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.

 

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