Stocks of urgently needed medical supplies to help in combating the COVID-19 outbreak was presented by Detective Superintendent Rob Wilson, an Australian Federal Police senior officer based in Colombo, to the Police Hospital in Colombo.
The medical equipment was accepted by Senior Deputy Inspector General of Police Lalith Pathinayake.
“Australia expresses solidarity with Sri Lanka in facing the impact of COVID-19, particularly as many Sri Lanka Police officers have been directly impacted by the pandemic,” Det Supt Wilson said at the presentation ceremony.
“This medical equipment will assist frontline police officers in Sri Lanka to continue duties on the frontline responding to the pandemic, and protecting the community. This initiative continues the long-standing friendship between the Sri Lanka Police and the Australian Federal Police.” – Ceylon Daily News