Bangladesh sends medical supplies worth US$ 2.32 million to Sri Lanka
Posted on May 5th, 2022

Courtesy NewsIn.Asia

Dhaka, May 5 ( The Government of Bangladesh donated much needed medical supplies to the people of Sri Lanka at the request of the Sri Lankan Government at a simple ceremony held at the State Guest House Padma in Dhaka on May 5.

The urgent medical supplies provided are of a total value of BDT 200 million equivalent to USD 2.32 million.

The donation of medical assistance was handed over to Sri Lanka’s High Commissioner in Dhaka Prof. Sudharshan Seneviratne by the Bangladesh Government, in the presence of Foreign Minister Dr A. K. Abdul Momen, Health Minister Zahid Maleque and the President of the Bangladesh Association of Pharmaceutical Industries (BAPI) NazmulADVERTISEMENT

Hassan, MP. Also present at the ceremony were Foreign Secretary Ambassador Masud Bin Momen, the Director General of Health Prof Dr Abul Bashar, Director General of Drugs Major General Md Mahbubur Rahman, officials of the Bangladesh Foreign Ministry and officials of the High Commission of Sri Lanka in Bangladesh.

The medical supplies will be transported by Sri Lankan Airlines, presently operating daily flights in the Dhaka-Colombo sector.

The goodwill gesture is significant of the long standing bilateral relations, as Sri Lanka and Bangladesh commemorate the 50th anniversary of diplomatic relations this year.

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