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China grants USD 2.2 million as flood relief

(UDHAYAM, COLOMBO) – Chinese Government announced to donate emergency humanitarian disaster relief goods worth a total amount of RMB 15 million (About 2.2 million US dollars) to Sri Lankan people who were affected by floods and landslides, China Radio International said.

The relief goods, which will be sent to Colombo by a chartered flight soon, include tents, blankets, sheets, rain boots, and life jackets.

Meanwhile, Chinese President Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang have sent condolence messages to Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe respectively.

In addition, the Foreign Minister of China has also sent a message of condolence to his Sri Lankan counterpart Ravi Karunanayake.

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