ICRC assures cooperation to Army’s humanitarian roles


The new Head of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) delegation in Sri Lanka, Loukas Petridis called on Army Commander Mahesh Senanayake and assured his full cooperation to humanitarian roles of the Army.

Mr Petridis paid a courtesy call on Army Commander Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake at the Army Headquarters on Tuesday.

Issuing a statement, the Army said Commander Senanayake explained to the ICRC Head what the Army had been doing at different levels to uplift living standards of low-income groups; like helping improve health standards, community projects and assistance for agriculture in the peninsula.

He also assured the Sri Lanka Army’s support to any future ICRC projects.

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