Wednesday 23rd of June 2021

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The request, made by Karu from the international community on behalf of people

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Requested the surplus of the COVID -19 vaccines from those countries  


Special attention of Switzerland, German and France for this request  


Had spoken with the United Nations too



Former Speaker and Chairman of the National Movement for a Just Society Deshabandu Karu Jayasuriya has made a special request from three European countries to provide some of the surplus COVID-19 vaccines available in their countries on behalf of the Sri Lankan people.

President of the National Movement for a Just Society, Deshabandu Karu Jayasuriya, , has made the request on behalf of the country and its people from Switzerland, France and Germany and the Ambassadors who are representing those countries, have informed that special attention of their countries have been paid to this request.

Meanwhile, it is learned that Mr. Deshabandu Karu Jayasuriya had a lengthy discussion with the Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka to the United Nations regarding the dangerous situation that has emerged in Sri Lanka and the risky atmosphere, faced by the people.

During these discussions, Mr. Karu Jayasuriya requested the relevant countries and the United Nations to provide some of the surplus of COVID-19 vaccines currently available in Switzerland, Germany and France for the benefit of the people of Sri Lanka.

Mr Karu Jayasuriya has also requested the United Nations to intervene and provide Sri Lanka with the additional stock of vaccines available in the relevant countries under the COVAX grant scheme, while Embassy sources told lankanewsweek that those countries have responded positively and already paid attention to this request.