China has gifted Sri Lanka school uniform material worth Rs.5 billion.
The Chinese Embassy in Sri Lanka said the school uniform material will be granted to millions of Sri Lankan students.
The Embassy noted that the material will meet 70% of the country’s requirement in 2023.
Furthermore, the first batch, 3 million meters of finished material in 3.8 million boxes will be transported via 20 containers.
The shipment has left China for Sri Lanka.
The batch includes;
Shirt/Frock- White, 2374427.5 meters
Trouser-White, 350031.5 meters
Trouser-Blue, 150003.5 meters
Robe-Orange, 138134 meters
We are proud to gift 90 million RMB (5 billion LKR) worth of school uniform material to millions of #SriLankan students to meet 70% of the whole country's requirement in 2023.
The 1st batch (3 mln meters of finished material in 38k boxes via 20 containers) has left 🇨🇳 for 🇱🇰 pic.twitter.com/nm9dxUlBPR
— Chinese Embassy in Sri Lanka (@ChinaEmbSL) December 19, 2022