Three Containers of essential items shipped to Sri Lanka

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Sri Lanka Deputy High Commission (SLDHC) in Chennai, last week stated that they have coordinated to load three shipping containers of essential food items from Chennai to Sri Lanka as a humanitarian assistance

In the event ‘Support Sri Lanka’ held at the Chancery Premises on 27.05.2022, Dr. D. Venkaeshwaran, the Deputy High Commissioner, requested Sri Lankan well-wishers to assist Sri Lanka in this critical juncture.

Accordingly, Amma Charitable Trust of Guntur, a non- profit organisation, stepped forward to donate 100 MT of rice and Rotary Club of Madras North to donate four shipping containers of other essential items such as rice, dhal, wheat flour, sugar and milk powder.

Three containers, including 50 MT of rice, were handed over to the Food Commissioner, to distribute above items for suitable families throughout Sri Lanka.

In this regard, the Deputy High Commissioner would like to thank Amma Charitable Trust of Guntur, members and affiliated entities of Rotary Club of Madras North for the kind donations as well as Triway Container Freight Station Pvt. Ltd, SAR Transport Systems Pvt. Ltd. and Smart Marine Services Pvt. Ltd. for handling the shipment to Colombo free-of-charge.