Local News: As of this afternoon, the COVID-19 Healthcare and Social Security Fund received contributions worth more than Rs. 420 million. The latest contribution of Rs. 10 million was made by 1,200 staff members of the Defence Ministry. Its Secretary Major General (Retired) Kamal Gunaratne handed over the donation to Secretary to President P.B. Jayasundara this morning (07) at the Presidential Secretariat.
In the meantime, acting police inspector general (IGP) C.D. Wickramaratne donated 50 million Rs from Sri Lanka Police’s special fund. All local and international donors contributed greatly to the Trust.
All donations will be credited to the special account opened at Bank of Ceylon’s Corporate Branch under number 85737373.
Donations to COVID – 19 Trust for Healthcare and Social Security is excluded from tax and foreign exchange regulations. Deposits may be made by cheques or transfers via telegraph.
More information can be obtained via telephone number 0112354354 from Mr. K.B. Egodawele, Director General (Administration) of the Presidential Secretariat.