The Government of Turkey has donated 10 Ventilators and a consignment of Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) to address Covid-19 Challenges faced by Sri Lanka.
Ambassador of Turkey in Sri Lanka Demet Şekercioğlu donated the equipment to Foreign Secretary Admiral Prof. Jayanath Colombage at the Foreign Ministry today.
The donation was made by the Turkish Government in support of Sri Lanka’s ongoing Covid- 19 containment efforts of the Government.
Foreign Secretary Colombage expressed the Sri Lankan Government’s gratitude and deep appreciation to the Government of Turkey for the valued donation, while recalling the ever growing mutually beneficial cooperation between the two countries.
The Foreign Secretary also referred to the increased importance of bilateral relations between Sri Lanka and Turkey in recent times, including in the economic sphere.