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Malaysia contributes Rs. 22 mn worth medical aid to SL

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On 31 October 2022, the Government of Malaysia has contributed medicine valued at RM288,610.00 (approximately Rs. 22.3 million) to the government of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka. The medicine was delivered to Colombo, Sri Lanka via SriLankan Airlines, with the cooperation of the High Commission of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka in Kuala Lumpur. 

The consignment consisting of 1,000 vials of Amphotericin B Injection 50 mg to treat potentially life-threatening fungal infections; 20,000 vials of Heparin Injection 25,000 I.U/5 ml to decrease the clotting ability of the blood and help prevent harmful clots from forming in blood vessels; and 10,000 ampoules of Aminophylline 25 ml in 10 ml injection as a treatment of obstructive airway diseases was handed over by the Honourable Khairy Jamaluddin, Minister of Health to His Excellency Air Chief Marshal Sumangala Dias, High Commissioner of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka to Malaysia. The handing over ceremony was held at the Ministry of Health, Putrajaya and was witnessed by senior officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ministry of Health.

The contribution symbolises the close relations and friendship between Malaysia and Sri Lanka to assist the latter’s recovery from its current socio-economic crisis. The people of Malaysia are with the people of Sri Lanka during this recovery period and hope that the contribution will assist the government of Sri Lanka in providing essential medical treatment and healthcare for the people of Sri Lanka.

PUTRAJAYA
31 October 2022

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