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UNICEF hands over aid worth 30 million rupees

Nov 4, 2010 5:28:42 AM - itnnews.lk

The UNICEF has handed over aid worth 30 million rupees to educate people about the land mine risk.

The aim of the Government is to create a land mine threat free Sri Lanka by 2020. A programme has been launched in collaboration with several organizations in this connection. The 30 million rupee donation from UNICEF includes four Toyota Land cruisers, six motorbikes and a range of multimedia equipment including laptop computers, printers, scanners and fax machines. Ministers Basil Rajapaksa, Douglas Devananda , Rishath Bathiudeen and Resident Representative of UNICEF Desiree Johnsma were amongst those who participated in the occasion.