Jan 03, 2022

Russia grants 1.1 Bn. for student nutrition

Russia has provided US $ 5.5 million (approximately Rs. 1.1 billion) to the World Food Program to improve the nutritional status of Sri Lankan school children.

The Russian embassy in Sri Lanka stated that the money was released on December 25.

The embassy further stated that the funds were provided to strengthen the existing relationship with Sri Lanka under Sustainable Development.