China donates Rs. 17.84 m to SL Red Cross Society for injured in Easter Sunday attacks

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Ambassador for China Cheng Xueyuan presenting cheque to SLRCS National Secretary Nimal Kumar

Ambassador for China Cheng Xueyuan last week presented a cheque for Rs. 17.84 million to Sri Lanka Red Cross Society (SLRCS) National Secretary Nimal Kumar on behalf of the Red Cross Society of China. The donation will be specially used in the treatment of the injured in the Easter Sunday attacks.

Ambassador Cheng reaffirmed that at the time of sorrow, the Chinese Government and people stand firmly with the Sri Lankan people and resolutely support Sri Lanka in safeguarding its national security and stability, and building a peaceful and prosperous country. The Chinese Government is intensively negotiating with the Sri Lankan side and will provide all necessary assistance within its capacity according to the urgent requests extended by Sri Lanka. 

Nimal Kumar briefed about the SLRCS’ work after the bomb blasts, highly appreciating the Red Cross Society of China for its helping hand in a difficult time of Sri Lanka, and promised to use all the donation in the treatment of the injured.