Operation-USA, TRO donate medical equipment to NE hospitals

[TamilNet, Sunday, 16 May 2004, 18:24 GMT]
"Operation USA" and the Tamil Rehabilitation Organization (TRO) donated Rs.10,000,000 rupees worth of medical equipment to the Government Agents of the eight districts in the northeast province to be distributed to state medical institutions in their health divisions, health officials said. Handing over event was held Thursday evening in the Vavuniya district secretariat presided by Vavuniya Government Agent Mr. R.Ganesh, TRO sources said.

Government Agents and their representatives attended the event and accepted the consignments of medical equipment for their respective districts.

Vanni district parliamentarians Messrs Selvam Adaikalanathan, Sivanathan Kishor and S.Noharathalingam and the district directors of the TRO in the northeast province attended the event.

Recipients thanked the "Operation USA" for its contribution and TRO for the ongoing support to the health services in the province. They requested continued support and contribution to assist health services in Sri Lanka, sources said.

TRO Executive Director Mr. Reggie pledged continued assistance to the health services.

Participants said that such efforts would support the peace process and would instill confidence in the people to look at future peace prospects with optimism, sources said.

 

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