The senior management team of Muslim Aid Sri Lanka paid a courtesy visit to the Archbishop of Colombo Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith, at the Archbishop’s House on 12 June. The team handed over their goodwill contribution to the Cardinal, to be utilised for assisting the victims of the Easter Sunday Attack.
Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith was also briefed on Muslim Aid’s activities in Sri Lanka since its inception in 2004, as well as the joint project between Muslim Aid and Sri Lanka Red Cross – funded by Muslim Aid USA. Muslim Aid Sri Lanka Country Director Faizer Khan highlighted that the main aim of this intervention is to provide humanitarian assistance to the victims through livelihood support, educational scholarships for affected students, medical support, psychosocial care and promoting social cohesion between communities.
The Cardinal then expressed his encouragement and gratitude to the team and requested them to coordinate their efforts with other stakeholders on the ground, while stating his vision for a united and peaceful country.