UNICEF promises aid to SL

BY Niramni Gunaratne | Published: 2:00 AM May 13 2021

BY Niramni Gunaratne

Sri Lankan Representative of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Emma Brigham told the Opposition Leader Sajith Premadasa that the UN organisation will provide any assistance required by Sri Lanka.

The discussion focused on the COVID-19 pandemic and problems which have arisen as a result in various field followed by a lengthy dialog on maternal and child problems issues during the pandemic. 

Premadasa expressed his gratitude for the assistance provided by UNICEF in safeguarding and raising the standard of living in Sri Lanka. He had also requested Brigham to assist Sri Lanka in defeating the pandemic by providing health aid and support.

BY Niramni Gunaratne | Published: 2:00 AM May 13 2021

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