In support of the ongoing vigorous vaccination campaign against COVID-19 undertaken in Sri Lanka under the leadership of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, the Sri Lanka High Commission in Kenya arranged a consignment of an initial order of 2 million syringes from a WHO prequalified company namely, Revital Healthcare (EPZ) Ltd in Kenya to be sent to Sri Lanka.

The AD syringes of 0.5ml specification manufactured by the Revital Healthcare (EPZ) Ltd are considered to be of high quality that complies with WHO standards and conditions.

During a brief ceremony held at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) the Mr. Roneek Vora, CEO of the Revital Healthcare (EPZ) Ltd in Kenya, thanked the High Commissioner Kananathan for expeditiously liaising with the authorities in Kenya for making the urgent dispatch of syringes possible. The remaining syringes will be dispatched next week.

This is the first time that a COVID-19 related essential item produced in Kenya is being sent to Sri Lanka to support the current inoculation drive in Sri Lanka. Sri Lankan Airlines Kenya’s representative Ruwan Fernando and businessman Irfan Mohamed also was present at the event.