The Independent Television Network and the People’s Bank support in the rebuilding of civilian life hindered by floods.
Many parts of the country were severely impacted due to the adverse weather experienced in the last few days. In addition to the Government various establishments have mooted several programmes to rebuild the areas affected by the disaster. A Task Force headed by the President has already been set up for this purpose. The Disaster Relief Fund launched by ITN and the People’s Bank handed over 10 million rupees to this Task Force.
ITN Chairman Rosmund Senaratne and People’s Bank Chairman W. Karunajeewa handed over this donation to President Rajapaksa. The President in turn handed over the donation to Eastern Commander Major General Boniface Perera to extend relief to the affected families. Finance Secretary Dr. P.B. Jayasundera and senior officials of ITN and the People’s Bank were present on the occasion.