The ICRC delegation in Sri Lanka, led by Loukas Petridis paid a farewell call on Minister of Foreign Affairs Prof. G.L. Peiris at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and said the ICRC would donate medical supplies to Sri Lanka through the Sri Lanka Red Cross.
Meeting the delegation on 25 April, Prof. Peiris appreciated the contribution made by the ICRC in Sri Lanka while recalling the important role it played during the separatist conflict and currently in assisting the post-conflict rehabilitation and reconciliation as well as the IHL training provided to the Armed Forces, the Police and other Government Institutions.
In response to the current economic challenges, Petridis said the ICRC will donate medical supplies and are ready to provide humanitarian assistance based on the Government’s requirements.
By Sulochana Ramiah Mohan