‘ITUKAMA’ COVID-19 Fund surpasses Rs. 1,659 mn | Daily News

‘ITUKAMA’ COVID-19 Fund surpasses Rs. 1,659 mn

‘ITUKAMA’ COVID-19 Healthcare and Social Security Fund balance has now surpassed Rs. 1,659 million, the President’s Media Division said on Tuesday.

The Prime Minister’s Office has donated Rs. 82,906.97 to the Fund while R.G.I. Sithumini Bandara (Rs. 6,000), Gampaha District Samurdhi Officers’ Welfare Association (Rs. 100,000) and the Bank of Ceylon Pensioners’ Association (Rs. 2,500,000) also made contributions to the fund. These donations were handed over to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa by Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa.

Two boys, Chad and Jade, who live in Melbourne, Australia, donated Rs. 207,851.16 to the fund and their father handed over the donation to the President. Ven. Embilipitiye Thejosara Thera (Rs. 5,000), the National Construction Association of Sri Lanka (Rs. 4,500,000) and the Hettigoda Industries Pvt. Ltd (Rs. 5,000,000) also donated to the fund.

In addition, the Lanka Leyland (Pvt) Ltd (Rs. 500,000),Colombo International Container Terminals Ltd (Rs. 800,000),Taj Bentota Resort & SPA (Rs. 525,892.65), Ocean View Development Company (Pvt) Ltd Employees Welfare Association (Rs. 202,600), Vista Lanka Green Globe (Pvt) Ltd (Rs. 500,000), Consulting Engineers & Architects Associated (Pvt) Ltd (Rs. 2,504,707.10), the Consumer Affairs Authority (Rs. 1,000,000), the Muthur Divisional Secretariat (Rs. 39,584.52) and Charles Perera (Rs. 150,000) donated to the Fund.

The Fund balance has now reached Rs. 1,659,015,132.02.

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, contact 076 0700700/ 011 232088 / 011 2354340 or 011 2424012.