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SLAF Assists Maldives Water Crisis

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Continuing Sri Lanka's assistance to Maldives to address ongoing water crisis in the capital, Male, Sri Lanka Air Force in a special humanitarian operation transported essential spares and accessories by air for the repairs of desalination facility in Male, yesterday (11th Dec).

As the quantity was not feasible to dispatch on a commercial flight, acceding to a request made by the Government of Maldives, President Mahinda Rajapaksa directed the SLAF to undertake the transport of the equipment from Singapore to Maldives on an urgent basis.