Donation of Medicine to Sri Lanka
Responding to appeals for medicine, several Buddhist and religious organisations in Malaysia donated urgent medicine and medical items to Sri Lanka.
Karine Gheong representing Chi Hui Tang – Kuala Lumpur, Siew Nyoke Chow representing Yayasan Sin Chew & Best Wishes Foundation, Malaysia and Ven Jue Cheng, Chief Abbess of the BLIA & Fo Guang Shan Malaysia handed over a consignment of medicine worth US $ 54046.26 to High Commissioner of Sri Lanka to Malaysia Air Chief Marshall (Retd) Sumangala Dias at the Chancery premises on 14 June, 2022. The consignment was sent by Sri Lankan Airlines from Kuala Lumpur to Colomb on 20 June, 2022.
Deputy High Commissioner Dilani Weerakoon and Second Secretary (Commerce) Mekhala Abeykoon were also present at the handing over event.