President pledges USD 5m to SAARC Corona Emergency Fund

23 March 2020 01:40 pm - 2     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has pledged USD 5m contribution to the SAARC Corona Emergency Fund, Presidential Media Division said.

During the videoconference among leaders of the SAARC region on March 15th, Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi proposed the emergency fund with an initial offer of $10 million from India

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  • Jaya Monday, 23 March 2020 04:42 PM

    What about some parippu and makkerel?

    Niroshan Monday, 23 March 2020 06:27 PM

    Yep, we had borrowed USD 1200 million from China, $1.2 bn while allowing the Chinese nationals to arrive in the country without being checked and srilankan citizens were getting harassed at the airport. China owns Srilanka now?

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