Forego National Iftar celebrations and contribute to “Children of Gaza Fund” – President

The Cabinet has approved the proposal made by President Ranil Wickremesinghe to create a “Children of Gaza Fund” in aid of Gaza violence victims.

Accordingly, President Wickremesinghe and Prime Minister Dinesh Gunawardena have instructed all Ministries & Government Institutions directed to forego Iftar celebrations & contribute to this fund.

The Government’s donation of US $1 million will be distributed through official UN agencies to aid affected children.

The Presidential Secretariat urges donations from citizens for the “Children of Gaza Fund” during the month of Ramadan.


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Source:: The Island