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US Ambassador in Sri Lanka Atul Keshap today said the people of his country would send emergency assistance worth Rs.15 million for immediate relief to those affected by the floods and landslides in Sri Lanka.

In a tweet, the Ambassador said the relief goods would be provided via the offices of the USAID and the US Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA).

He also said thoughts and prayers of the US Embassy team are with the loved ones of those who lost lives and with all affected by floods and landslides.

 

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  • concern Sunday, 28 May 2017 06:44 PM

    The reason could be that they know how corrupt our country is and the aide will not reach to the needy people.

    Haramanis Sunday, 28 May 2017 09:37 PM

    The US has no money as evidenced by their multi-trillion dollar budget deficits. The US is really a tiger - only on paper

    ceylon Saturday, 27 May 2017 07:51 PM

    thank you america.american people have giver over 12 billion dollers financial assistence to lanka during last 69 years.lankans appreciate your friendship. via DM Android App

    d.upul Saturday, 27 May 2017 10:58 PM

    This is peanut when compared with our ministers' BMWs.

    sach Sunday, 28 May 2017 08:37 AM

    The first thing our government does when disaster hits is calling for aid from all over the world. I think they like more and more disasters

    Ahmed Sunday, 28 May 2017 01:54 PM

    why US is giving us peanuts ? are they getting poor now ? seems like most western countries talk big with empty pockets


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