Rohan Fernando, Group Chairman of SLT-MOBITEL handing over the donation to Upali Ratnayake, Deputy Director of Matara District Hospital accompanied by Dr. Thushara Vidanapathirana, Dr. Deepika Priyanthi and Lalith Seneviratne, Group CEO of SLT-MOBITEL.
Recognizing the importance of enhancing Sri Lanka’s PCR testing capacity to curtail the spread of COVID-19 and protect citizens, SLT-MOBITEL continues its support by donating yet another vital PCR machine to the District General Hospital in Matara.
The donation of the PCR machine valued at over 5.7 million rupees is part of SLTMOBITEL’s ‘Sabandiyawe Sathakaraya’ CSR initiative to strengthen the nation’s healthcare systems further and assist communities in need.
The equipment was handed over to Dr. Upali Rathnayaka, Deputy Director of the Matara Hospital, in the presence of Rohan Fernando, Group Chairman, SLT-MOBITEL; Lalith Seneviratne, Group Chief Executive Officer, SLTMOBITEL; Kiththi Perera, Chief Executive Officer, SLT; Shashika Senarath, Chief Marketing Officer, Mobitel along with Regional General Manager, SLT; Regional Head, Mobitel and Hospital Staff.
Previously, PCR machines were donated to the Base Hospital, Karawanella, District General Hospital, Matale, and the University Hospital of the Kotelawala Defense University.
SLT-MOBITEL appreciates the support from all Sri Lankans towards ‘Daana Paaramitha’, which was conceptualized as a platform to increase further community involvement in relief efforts to support families affected by the pandemic.