China donates school uniform material worth Rs. 5 bn
The government of China has donated school uniform material worth Rs. 5 billion (90 million RMB) meeting 70 per cent of the whole country’s school uniform requirement in 2023, the Chinese Embassy in Sri Lanka announced.
The first batch including a consignment of 03 million metres of finished material in 38,000 boxes via 20 boxes has left China yesterday (19), the Embassy said on its official Twitter handle.
We are proud to gift 90 million RMB (5 billion LKR) worth of school uniform material to millions of #SriLankan students to meet 70% of the whole country's requirement in 2023.
The 1st batch (3 mln meters of finished material in 38k boxes via 20 containers) has left 🇨🇳 for 🇱🇰 pic.twitter.com/nm9dxUlBPR— Chinese Embassy in Sri Lanka (@ChinaEmbSL) December 19, 2022
The first batch of school uniform material includes;White Shirt/Frock – 2374427.5 metres, White Trouser – 350031.5 metres, Blue Trouser – 150003.5 metres, and Orange Robe of 138134 meters,
altogether 3012596.5 metres of material.