India hands over large consignment of medical supplies to Sri Lanka

Indian High Commissioner Gopal Baglay handed over a large consignment of drugs and other medical supplies to Health Minister Channa Jayasumana, in Colombo yesterday. Indian Naval Ship Ghariyal was specially deployed for ensuring expeditious delivery of the medical consignment, a gift from India. More medical consignments in response to specific requests by various medical entities operating in all parts of Sri Lanka are also being scheduled from India. In addition, US$ 200 million has been earmarked for the supply of medical supplies under the US$ 1 billion credit line for essential commodities like food and medicine.

by Daily News Sri Lanka

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