‘ITUKAMA’ COVID-19 Fund balance surpasses Rs. 1,243 Mn
June 3, 2020 09:46 pm
Following corporate, individual donations and direct deposits, ‘ITUKAMA’ COVID-19 Healthcare and Social Security Fund balance has now surpassed Rs. 1,243 million, says the President’s Media Division (PMD).
Sri Ramco Roofing Lanka (Pvt) Ltd and Sri Ramco Lanka (Pvt) Ltd has donated Rs. 2 million each while Siam City Cement (Lanka) Ltd donated Rs. 5 million to the Fund. The cheques for these donations were handed over to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the Presidential Secretariat today (June 03).
In addition, Uma Oya Multi-Purpose Development Project contributed with Rs. 522,231.19 and Union Chemicals Lanka PLC contributed a sum of Rs 500,000, the PMD added. Dr. D.A. Wijesundara donated Rs. 100,000 while Mr. Rusi Pestonjee, the Director of the Abans Group donated Rs 1 million to the fund.
The Fund also received Rs. 1,786,050 via the ‘ITUKAMA’ website, the PMD said in its statement.
The Fund’s balance has now reached Rs. 1,243,656,318.96. Local, as well as foreign donors, have made their contributions to the Fund.
Deposits can be made through cheques, telegraphic transfers, via www.itukama.lk or by dialling #207#. For further information, the donors may contact 0760700700/ 0112320880/ 0112354340 or 0112424012, the PMD added.