High Commissioner of Pakistan to Sri Lanka Major General Muhammad Saad Khattak called on Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa at Temple Trees to hand over lifesaving COVID-19 medical equipment from the Government of Pakistan.

In an expression of support to Sri Lanka in its fight against the pandemic, the donation included 75 ventilators and 150 C-PAP breathing aid machines, manufactured in Pakistan. The assistance of medical equipment is part of Pakistan’s SAARC COVID-19 emergency assistance to support regional efforts in the common fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

Prime Minister Rajapaksa, on behalf of the Sri Lankan Government, thanked Pakistan for the generous contribution and reiterated the continued strong bilateral relations between the two countries.