Distribution of Water Bottles and Biscuits to Police and Armed Forces Check
Distribution of Water Bottles and Biscuits to Police and Armed Forces Check Points, on Sunday, 15th November, 2020 from Panadura to Aluthgama, Kelaniya, Peliyagoda, Grandpass, Maradana, Slave Island, Galle Face, Pettah, Fort, Colpetty, Bambalapitiya, Kirilaponne, Kalubowila, Dehiwala, Mount Lavinia, Ratmalana, Angulana, Lunawa, Moratuwa, Panadura, including all isolated areas en-route, which have been cordoned off for quarantine, by the Police and Armed Forces.
Upto today (16th April 2020) 1500 Dry Ration packs have been distributed in Colombo, Panadura and its suburbs. The items consisted of: 5 Kgs. Keeri Samba Rice, 1 Kg. Mysoor Dhal, 1 Kg. Sugar, 2 Kgs. Flour, 1 Kg. B Onions, 2 Tins Mackerel, TVP, Coconuts, etc. and a pack of 12 Vegetables) Valued at over Rs.3,500/= each.
This donation was initiated by Dr. M.M.M. Rushanudeen, Executive Chairperson of UNASL, at the request of Secretary General of the United Nations Association of Sri Lanka Mr. Errol Smith.
Mr. Dharmadasa Vitharanage, Assistant Treasurer/Editor of the UNASL also played a major role in the collection and distribution of these food items.
This was indeed a great humanitarian project sphere headed by Mr. Errol Smith, Secretary General of UNASL.
The value of the items distributed so far is in the region of well over Rs.5 Million.
The second phase of this project is expected to commence on 20th April 2020, to distribute another 1500 Dry Rations packs.