Business News: A significant number of organizations and private donors contribute funds to support the COVID – 19 Program for Healthcare and Social Security Fund.
On March 23, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa set up this Fund to improve prevention activities aimed at controlling the spread of COVID-19 virus in the country and the related social welfare programmes.
Creating the Fund, President Rajapaksa donated Rs. 100 million from the President’s Fund. Yesterday, Sri Lanka Insurance Corporation Chairman Jagath Wellawatte and (Right) Litro Gas Chairman Anil Koswatta contributed Rs.5 million each to the Fund on behalf of their respective organisations to Secretary to the President Dr. P.B. Jayasundara.