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Sri Lanka hands over a consignment of pharmaceuticals to Afg

Sri Lanka Hands Over a Consignment of Pharmaceuticals to Afghanistan

COLOMBO – Sri Lanka has handed over a consignment of pharmaceuticals, sent as a gesture of goodwill of President Maithripala Sirisena to the People of Afghanistan, to Kabul on Monday.
Sri Lanka’s Ambassador in Kabul, Air Chief Marshal Gagan Bulathsinhala handed over the consignment to the Deputy Minister for Health Service Care Provision of the Afghan Public Health Ministry, Dr. Fedah Mohammad Paikan, at the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Kabul, Foreign Affairs Ministry said in a statement.
The consignment contained pharmaceuticals from the State Pharmaceuticals Corporation of Sri Lanka.
During the interaction with Deputy Minister Dr. Paikan, Ambassador Bulathsinhala apprised him of the possibility of importing high quality pharmaceuticals to Afghanistan from Sri Lanka, as a government to government venture.
While inspecting the consignment, the Deputy Minister who himself is a Professional Medical Officer, highly appreciated the high quality of Sri Lankan pharmaceuticals and their packaging.
Discussions will be continued with the Ministry of Public Health seeking potential market in Afghanistan for the products of the State Pharmaceuticals Corporation of Sri Lanka, in keeping with the Economic Diplomacy Programme of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
(Sahar News)

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