“Ceylon Tea” Donation to Flood-affected Communities in Pakistan
Communities across the Pakistan are being devastated by disastrous flooding taken on by intense monsoon rains. According to the most recent reports, one third of the country was in underwater with the grim death climbing to more than thousand people. As the situation deteriorates, families in crisis need help more than ever before.
Sri Lanka Tea Board has committed toward the emergency response, joint hand with the tea industry of Sri Lanka has facilitated “Ceylon Tea” consignment as a donation to Islamic Republic of Pakistan, where record-breaking floods are estimated to have killed and injured thousands of people and destroyed large parts of the country.
As a long-lasting friendship between Sri Lanka and Pakistan, donation of “Ceylon Tea” would be a great relief for the tea loving nation of Pakistan by further strengthen the bond between both countries. Pakistan is one of the largest tea consuming countries in the world and donation of tea would be a great relief to be affected people in the country.
The tea consignments have been handed over to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on 06th September 2022, by Sri Lanka Tea Board to deliver and distribute to Flood-affected Communities in Pakistan through Sri Lanka mission in Pakistan; which will ensure their appropriate utilization, while expressing gratitude to the Tea Exporters in Sri Lanka for their continuous support, prompt response and solidarity.
This would not have been possible without the valuable contributions made by our Ceylon Tea donors such as Eswaran Brothers Exporters (Pvt) Ltd, Shan Teas (Pvt) Ltd, George Stuerts Teas (Pvt) Ltd, Stassen Exports (Pvt) Ltd, Alfa Tea Extract (Pvt) Ltd, Vintage Teas (Pvt) Ltd, Ceylon Fresh Teas (Pvt) Ltd, Jafferjee Brothers and Finlays Colombo Ltd. who gave their support to relief for the Flood-affected Communities in Pakistan.
In this juncture, on behalf of the tea industry of Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka Tea Board would like to express sincere condolences to the bereaved families who lost their loved ones in current devastating floods in Pakistan, and wished speedy recovery of the injured undergoing treatment.