Govt. to distribute relief packs among needy

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Relief packages being prepared by SATHOSA staff members at D. R Wijewardene Mawatha stores. Pic by Pradeep Pathirana   

 

By Yohan Perera   

The government is to distribute a relief package containing five essential food items to people who are in dire need at this time of crisis, Sathosa Deputy Chairman Thushara Dissanayake said yesterday.   

“This package will include rice, potatoes, onions, Dhal and canned fish. This will be distributed in all areas,” Mr. Dissanayake said.   


“Sathosa and Laksathosa will team up with Sri Lanka Army to distribute this package in all areas. He said the packages are being put together in all SATHOSA stores. 
“We will ensure that there is no shortage of any essential food item. Our transport department will also participate in the distribution process,” he said.

 

  Comments - 3

  • Travis hartid Saturday, 28 March 2020 11:30 PM

    Hi time the government should have thought OF this long time ago. Better late than never ,hope all poor people ge their fair share

    Aura Abl Sunday, 29 March 2020 07:58 PM

    What about sugar oil for cooking and toiletries???

    Florence De Alwis Tuesday, 31 March 2020 09:02 PM

    Government should distribute other areas too out side of colombo Ragama,


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