The Chairman, Board of Directors, representatives of the Management and Unions of Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT) and Mobitel handed over a cheque to the value of Rs. 50 million to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, today at the Presidential Secretariat as a donation to the COVID-19 Health and Social Security Fund.
SLT & Mobitel, the nation’s leading telecommunication solution providers, continues to support the Government of Sri Lanka in its commendable efforts in managing the present crisis, the statement said.
In addition to this cash donation, the group has come forward to pioneer and lead numerous technological solutions exceeding Rs 350 million plus, in order to help restart economic activities in key sectors of the country.
“Working without an interruption, SLT and Mobitel take pride in being the infallible team connecting the nation through data, voice and mobile solutions during the recent lockdown and curfew periods.”
‘Itukama’, the fund-raising initiative for the COVID-19 Healthcare and Social Security Fund was established by President Rajapaksa to support and strengthen activities to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 and related social welfare programs.