Embassy donates 100 oxygen cylinders to Sri Lanka to combat Covid-19

  • 7 months   ago
The Sri Lankan Embassy in Qatar has donated 100 medical oxygen cylinders, having a capacity of 50 litres each through the third air shipment in order to help the region in combating against the deadly virus.
On Tuesday, the embassy said that this donation of 100 oxygen cylinders were carried out by the well-wishers upon the request made by the Ambassador of Sri Lanka to the state of Qatar, HE M Mafaz.
The Embassy further stated that Sri Lanka airlines airlifted the consignment of charge-free basis, and the consignment of oxygen cylinders arrived at the Foreign Ministry of Sri Lanka, and is likely to be given out among the government hospitals to develop the capacity of the health industry. 
The embassy added that it "further wishes to continue this initiative, extending its fullest co-operation to the Sri Lankan government in containing the spread of Covid-19.”
Earlier, the embassy had also facilitated the first and second air shipments of 275 oxygen cylinders, 22 pulse oximeters and 10 oxygen regulators to the Government of Sri Lanka, in light of curbing the deadly disease in Sri Lanka and to improve the health industry’s capacity.