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Karu thanks countries for intervening to save Sri Lankans


2021-06-10 6090

Here is Karu's contribution to obtain a stock of 800,000 vaccines and a stock of medical equipment..!

 

Special thanks to Switzerland, France, Germany and Japan

 

This is how Karu intervened with the international arena on behalf of the country and the people

 

 

President of the National Movement for a Just Society, Deshabandu Karu Jayasuriya, issuing a special statement, expresses his deep gratitude to the Government and people of Switzerland for donating a sock of valuable medical equipment to Sri Lanka for the benefit of the people of Sri Lanka who are facing a great challenge due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

It was President of the National Movement for a Just Society Deshabandu Karu Jayasuriya, who was the first to request from three European countries, Switzerland, France and Germany, as well as Japan and the United Nations to provide some of the surplus of COVID-19 vaccines and medical equipment available, to the Sri Lankan people and that was in the first week of May 2021.

The statement, issued by Chairman of the National Movement for a Just Society, Deshabandu Karu Jayasuriya in this regard, states as follows.

This is how “lankanewsweek” reported the intervention of President of the National Movement for a Just Society, Deshabandu Karu Jayasuriya internationally, under the headline "A stock of vaccines is free at Karu's request" on 25.05.2021. 

 

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

 

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.

 

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