SLC to donate USD 2 Mn to Health Sector

Sri Lanka Cricket to donate US$ 2 million to the country’s Health Sector

by Zulfick Farzan 25-05-2022 | 2:56 PM

COLOMBO (News 1s); Sri Lanka Cricket has decided to donate US$ 2 million to support the country’s health sector to purchase essential medicines.

Accordingly, US$ 1 million will be donated to the ‘Lady Ridgeway Hospital for Children,’ to buy essential medicines required for pediatric care for children, while ‘The National Cancer Hospital’ will be donated US$ 1 million to purchase essential medicines for the treatment of the cancer patients.

‘Sri Lanka Cricket is extremely happy to make this donation at this moment of need for the country, and we will give our fullest support to our nation to overcome these challenging times,’ said Shammi Silva, the President of Sri Lanka Cricket.

The funds will be immediately donated to the officials of the respective institutions, taking into consideration the urgent need for such assistance, said SLC in a statement on Wednesday (25).

The Executive Committee of Sri Lanka Cricket approved the donation on Tuesday (24)