Turkey donates ventilators and PPE to Sri Lanka
Foreign Secretary Admiral Prof. Jayanath Colombage formally accepted a donation of 10 Ventilators and a consignment of Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) donated by the Government of Turkey, and presented by the Ambassador of Turkey in Sri Lanka Demet Şekercioğlu, at the Foreign Ministry yesterday (18).
The donation was made by the Turkish Government in support of Sri Lanka’s ongoing Covid- 19 containment efforts.
Foreign Secretary Colombage expressed the Sri Lankan Government’s gratitude and deep appreciation to the Government of Turkey for the donation while recalling the ever-growing mutually beneficial cooperation between the two countries.
The Foreign Secretary also referred to the increased importance of bilateral relations between Sri Lanka and Turkey in recent times, including in the economic sphere. Senior officials of the Foreign Ministry, as well as diplomatic staff of the Turkish Embassy in Colombo, participated in the donation ceremony.