India gifted a 10 tonne consignment of essential life saving medicines to Sri Lanka, in view of the ongoing COVID-19 crisis.
These medicines have been requested by Government of Sri Lanka. The consignment was brought to Sri Lanka by an Air India Special Charter flight today.
This is yet another manifestation of India’s unwavering commitment to stand with Sri Lanka, in rain and in shine.
Despite its own domestic challenges and constraints, India has always believed in sharing its resources and expertise with its friends and partners.
It may also be recalled that at the initiative of Prime Minister of India, a SAARC Leaders Video Conference was held on 15 March 2020 to discuss ways to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. India also pledged US$ 10 million to the SAARC COVID-19 Emergency Fund.
Subsequently, a Video Conference of health professionals in SAARC countries was held on 26 March 2020.
Comments - 19
Lawry Tuesday, 07 April 2020 06:41 PM
Magnanimous gesture by India. Thank you India.
Faithful person Tuesday, 07 April 2020 06:54 PM
Thank you India. We thank you from the bottom of our hearts at our time of need.
Tarzan Tuesday, 07 April 2020 06:56 PM
Chatty Tuesday, 07 April 2020 07:11 PM
Mind your own business India. We will get our medicines from China. Chinese medicines are much superior quality than inferior Indian medicines.
ANTON Tuesday, 07 April 2020 07:20 PM
OK, NOW WHO IS GOING TO DISTRIBUTE THIS ?
Doono Tuesday, 07 April 2020 07:40 PM
The What about our President has Donate Over 1 Million dollar to SARC countries.
Sammy Tuesday, 07 April 2020 07:50 PM
Trump has threatened India with "retaliation" if US does not get certain medicines he has asked for. India has stated it will divide based on needs of each nation, in addition to satifying its own needs. Selfish Trump!
Athula Alwis Tuesday, 07 April 2020 08:09 PM
Factory rejected medicines?
J A Nihal Peiris Tuesday, 07 April 2020 08:37 PM
INDIA IS OUR GREATEST SUPREME HELPER ADVISER SINCE LATE INDIRA GHANDI UP TO NOW GREATEST MODI GIFTED 1990 AMBULANCE SERVICE IS USING SRILANKANS TOTALLY FREE OF CHARGE NOW AT THIS SERIOUS DEADLIEST SITUATION PRIMER MODI GIFTED ONE TON OF REQUIRED MEDECINS FOR SRILANKANS IS SRILANKANS NEVER EVER FORGET THANK YOU PRIMER MODI
sam silva Tuesday, 07 April 2020 08:46 PM
India also need to take care of their citizens starting with providing more toilets and housing for the people who are living in the slums
Don Tuesday, 07 April 2020 09:03 PM
They know what would happen to helping COVID-19.
Hans perlee Tuesday, 07 April 2020 10:17 PM
Are it real medicine orchestra cheap imitations?
Ramasamy Tuesday, 07 April 2020 10:27 PM
A friend indeed is a great friend indeed..
DillonDP Tuesday, 07 April 2020 11:23 PM
What essential life saving medicines? It's pretty vague
Deoxy Ribo Neuclicacid Wednesday, 08 April 2020 01:12 PM
See the comments from some of the ungrateful Sri Lankans towards India. This is the basic SL cultural problem. Racism and Racism. It's impossible to eradicate it from the DNA. DNA makes us who we are. This is clearly illustrated in the book written by Robert Plomin - Blueprint - How DNA makes us who we are.
sundar Wednesday, 08 April 2020 01:49 PM
Tarzan- you should be ashamed instead of being grateful, you have to even get aid form Toilet
Tamilan Wednesday, 08 April 2020 08:43 PM
They are learning from your Indian people non other than else. You people are the number one racist specially those from North India.
Mohan Menon From Matale. Sri lanka Thursday, 09 April 2020 02:49 PM
Thank You Modiji
Asha Mohan From Matale. Kawdipallele Thursday, 09 April 2020 02:53 PM
Thank you Modiji.
Thank You India.
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