PEOPLE OF TAIWAN ASSIST EASTER SUNDAY VICTIMS
People of Taiwan, with the coordination of Mr Charles Liu, Director Taipei Cultural Centre in Chennai assisted the Easter Sunday victims of Sri Lanka by way of providing wheelchairs, crutches, spectacles and many other essential items at a ceremony held recently.
Mr Peter Fang Director of Taiwan Trade Promotion Centre and Capt Lee, President of the Taiwansri Lanka business council represented the people of Taiwan during the distribution ceremony and Minister of Power and Energy Ravi Karunanayake accepted the donation and thanked
the people of Taiwan for their generosity and help.
Mrs Mela Karunanayake, Past District Governor Lions District 306 C2 Lion Lasantha Goonewardena, President of Lions Club of Colombo Mid City Lion Wasantha Weththasinghe and Municipal Councillors of Colombo Municipal Council and many other dignitaries participated at this event. They further provided dry rations for victimized families and school essentials including exercise books for children of those families.
Sewing machines were provided to the families to start selfemployment activities since most of these families lost their day to day income.
An eye camp was conducted and over 1,000 spectacles were issued to the people, who lost their spectacles.