Thailand donates COVID-19 related medical equipment to Sri Lanka | Daily News

Thailand donates COVID-19 related medical equipment to Sri Lanka

Chargè d’affaires of the Royal Thai Embassy in Colombo Tayatat Kanjanapipatkul making the donation of medical equipment to Foreign Secretary Admiral (Prof.) Jayanath Colombage at the Foreign Ministry yesterday.
Chargè d’affaires of the Royal Thai Embassy in Colombo Tayatat Kanjanapipatkul making the donation of medical equipment to Foreign Secretary Admiral (Prof.) Jayanath Colombage at the Foreign Ministry yesterday.

A donation of COVID-19 medical equipment was made to Sri Lanka from Thailand.

Foreign Secretary Admiral (Prof.) Jayanath Colombage accepted the donation from Chargè d’ affaires of the Royal Thai Embassy in Colombo Tayatat Kanjanapipatkul at a symbolic ceremony at the Foreign Ministry yesterday.

The donation was thereafter handed over to Secretary, State Ministry of Production, Supply and Regulation of Pharmaceuticals Dr. R.M.S.K.Ratnayake to be distributed to hospitals treating COVID 19 patients islandwide.

The donation comprises 30 oxygen concentrators, two ventilators, 108 oxygen tanks, 62 regulators/cannulae sets, 160 pulse oximeters and 150 personal protective equipment (PPE) sets.

This donation includes contributions from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Thailand, UNESCAP Thailand, Somdet Phra Nyanasamvara Somdet Phra Sangharaj Wat, Bovoranives Vihara Foundation, Sri Lanka Association of Thailand, Thai-Sri Lanka Chamber of Commerce and the Royal Thai Embassy in Colombo.

The Sri Lanka Embassy in Bangkok coordinated and made the arrangements to send the donation which was air transported by courtesy of Qatar Airways.


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