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03 Jun 2017 description

Government has granted Rs. 166 million as flood and landslide relief to the affected districts to be utilized for the displaced people by 2nd June, Disaster Management Center (DMC) sources said. see chart

08 Apr 2017 description

The Government of Pakistan donated 10,000 metric tons (MT) rice to assist people who affected by the drought, the inauguration event held under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat today (07).

Maj Gen (R) Syed Shakeel Hussain, Pakistan High Commissioner of Sri Lanka offered rice donation symbolically to the President Maithripala Sirisena during the event.

Sri Lanka received 7,800 metric tons of rice in the initial stage of receiving 10,000 metric tons rice from Pakistan.

01 Jun 2016 description

In order to join hands with the Government of Pakistan’s relief activities for Sri Lanka flood affectees, Pakistan’s leading bank Muslim Commercial Bank (MCB) presented a cheque of LKR. 1 million to the President of Sri Lanka – Pakistan Trade and Investment Association, Iftikhar Aziz in a ceremony held yesterday (May 30) at the High Commission of Pakistan in Sri Lanka.

The High Commissioner of Pakistan Maj. Gen. Syed Shakeel Hussain and officers of the High Commission were also present on the occasion.

26 May 2016 description

First Pakistani Cargo flight with relief subsidiaries for the recent natural disaster victims in Sri Lanka arrived at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) Katunayake, yesterday (23rd May).

The Cargo Plane brought full load of C-130 aircraft carrying priority relief items as indicated by the Sri Lankan authorities.

The relief items such as generators, shelters, tents, and medicines were handed over to the Minister for Disaster Management Anura Priyadarshana Yapa in a solemn ceremony by the High Commissioner to Pakistan in Sri Lanka Maj Gen. Syed Shakeel Hussain.

24 May 2016 description

Government of Pakistan has sent a 30 bed fully equipped modern field hospital and relief materials for the victims of the recent floods in Sri Lanka.

The relief assistance includes a state of the art 30 bed field hospital, which is equipped with operation theatres, X- ray systems and Labs, as well as variety of relief items including Medicine, Electricity Generators, Tarpaulins, Tents, in heavy quantities.

As well, 17 Pakistani doctors will also be arriving in Sri Lanka for providing health care assistance to the flood victims.

07 Nov 2014 description

The second special cargo flight of relief goods from Pakistan arrived Thursday (06) evening at the Sri Lankan Air Force Base at Katunayake.

The Second consignment of tents, generators and emergency medicines were handed over by the Defence Advisor of Pakistan, Col. Muhammad Rajil Irshad Khan to the Sri Lankan Army at the airport.

The Pakistani team with technicians and other tradesmen would assist the Sri Lanka Army by providing technical Knowhow for the installation of the relief materials.(KH)

05 Nov 2014 description

The First Cargo flight of relief goods from Pakistan for the land slide victims of Haldummula arrived today at Katunayake airport.

The relief goods containing generators, shelters, tents, medicines, etc. were handed over by the High Commissioner of Pakistan in Sri Lanka HE Maj Gen ® Qasim Qureshi to the Sri Lankan Deputy Chief of Staff Maj Gen EMM Ambanpola, USP.

The estimated value of the relief assistance by the Government of Pakistan for the land sliding victims is over LKR 100 Million.

14 Oct 2014 description

The ground-breaking ceremony of Pakistan housing project for the rehabilitation of war affected homeless people of the Northern Province was held in Puthukkudiyiruppu village of Mannar Town.

11 Aug 2014 description

The Ministry of External Affairs has received a number of inquiries on the return of individual asylum seekers, mainly of Pakistan origin.

19 Nov 2012 description

The Government of Pakistan has funded the construction of 2 clean drinking water projects for the resettled communities in Mullaitivu district in the North. These projects were implemented in the Neerayipitty East and Kumarapuram villages in the Martainpattu DS division after under taking vulnerability assessment for the drinking water.

03 Nov 2011 description

On the directives of H.E. President Mahinda Rajapaksa,the Ministry of External Affairs has arranged to dispatch a consignment offlood relief goods such as tea, biscuits, sleeping bags, bed sheets, exercisebooks and medicines to the flood affected people in Sindh province in Pakistan.

16 Sep 2011 description

As directed by President Mahinda Rajapaksa, a twelve member Sri Lanka medical expert Team arrived at Lahore Airport on Wednesday, 14, to contribute their expertise to eradicate the ongoing dengue fever situation, mainly in the Punjab province of Pakistan.

The delegation was received by the Punjab Chief Minister, Shahbaz Sharif at Lahore Airport.

23 Aug 2010 description

On the directive of President Mahinda Rajapaksa, the Government of Sri Lanka handed over the 2nd consignment of flood relief to the Pakistan authorities at the Chaklala air base in Islamabad on 22nd August 2010 at 1300 hours. The flood relief consignment of 18 tons includes dry rations, tea, medicines and 250 large sized cabin tents.

The High Commissioner of Sri Lanka in Pakistan, Air Chief Marshal Jayalath Weerakkody handed over the this consignment on behalf of the Government of Sri Lanka to Mr.

08 Aug 2010 description

Essential goods amounting to18 tonnes of aid for flood victims in Pakistan, were loaded into a C-130 aircraft of the Sri Lanka Air Force Base at Ratmalana on 7 August.

The aircraft carrying the consignment of relief goods, bound for Islamabad, is scheduled to take off from the Ratmalana Air Force Base during the early hours of today

Aid worth over Rs.3 million of dry rations such as rice, sugar, lentils and tea will be dispatched to Pakistan where thousands have been stranded by the recent monsoon flood situation.

All goods were arranged and delivered by Lanka Sathosa to the Air …

07 Aug 2010 description

Sri Lanka is to send a special team of medical experts to carry out relief work in the flood hit Northern Pakistan. President Mahinda Rajapaksa made a telephone conversation with the Pakistani Prime Minister Mr. Yousaf Raza Gillani and pledged Sri Lanka's utmost support to maintain good health facilities for the flood victims..

Over 1,500 people have been killed and over 3 million people have been affected in the worst flooding in the history of Pakistan caused by monsoon rains.

28 Oct 2005 description

Sri Lanka sent its first consignment of relief aid to Pakistan's earthquake victims last week. On the initiation of President Chandrika Kumaratunga 7500 large and small tents, two metric tons of tea, six metric tons of rice and two metric tons of dhal were flown to Islamabad, by a special Sri Lanka Air Force aircraft.

13 Oct 2005 description

The government of Sri Lanka has handed over a consignment of relief goods to Pakistan High Commission yesterday, states a Pakistan High Commission press release.

The Environment and Natural Resources Minister, A. H. M.

11 Oct 2005 description

The Government of Sri Lanka has pledged a sum of US$ 100,000 in assistance for the earthquake victims of Pakistan. The donation would assist the ongoing relief efforts in the aftermath of the October 8th quake. President Chandrika Kumaratunga in her condolence message to President General Pervez Musharaff expressed her shock and deep distress at the unprecedented loss of life and destruction Pakistan has had to suffer. President Kumaratunga went on to say that the people and the Government of Sri Lanka express their solidarity with Pakistan at this time of national grief.