The Chinese Government donated a stock of essential medical equipment and supplies to the Civil Aviation Authority of Sri Lanka to be used for assistance to frontline staff involved in the fight against COVID-19.
The medical aid included 270 Protective clothing and shoe covers, 24,000 disposable face masks, 4,800 KN95 face masks, 120 goggles, 500 pairs of disposable gloves & 5 sterile lamps.
The donation was handed over by H.E Qi Zhenhong, The Chinese Ambassador to Capt. Themiya Abeywickrama, Director General of Civil Aviation & Chief Executive Officer on 16th March 2021 at a ceremony held at the Chinese Embassy in Colombo.
Mr. Rayhan Wanniappa, Actg. Deputy Director General (Corporate Affairs), Dr. Bimal Dias, Senior Civil Aviation Inspector (Aero Medicine) along with senior officials of the Chinese Embassy were present on this occasion.