Colombo: Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) on Monday determined to grant a sum of 25 million Lankan rupees to the federal government to assist its efforts towards combating the COVID-19 pandemic, which has created a nationwide well being disaster.
As per an announcement on Sri Lanka cricket’s official web site, Sri Lanka Cricket has additionally taken a number of different steps to supply its fullest help to the federal government to be able to fight the disaster.
“SLC has already postponed all home cricket tournaments, till additional discover, whereas have requested our gamers, (first-class and nationwide) and in addition workers to stay indoors, throughout this troubled time, obeying authorities directives.
“Our nationwide gamers are consistently supporting the struggle in opposition to the Covid-19 by way of their Social Media Platforms requesting the followers to stay secure.
“The SLC additionally needs to take this chance to commend the Authorities, well being and different authorities officers, the Sri Lanka Armed Forces, Police and all related events engaged in doing its utmost greatest to assist the nation get well from the continuing well being disaster.
“While, the SLC additionally needs to request our valued stakeholders, such because the member golf equipment, District and Provincial Associations to take all precautionary steps to make sure that they continue to be secure at this second of time.” – learn the total textual content of the press launch.
Sri Lankan president Mahinda Rajapaksa took to Twitter to specific his gratitude.
“Thanks to @OfficialSLC for the grant of 25 million lkr to help the govt.. in its battle in opposition to #COVID19. The help flowing in from all ends has been overwhelming. We additionally thank all the person gamers who’ve come ahead in providing help. #TogetherWeCan #COVID19SL” – tweeted Rajapaksa.