The proceeds from ticket sales for the first Drive-in Concert by Bhathiya & Santush held on 30 May at the Ratmalana Airport grounds was donated to the COVID – 19 Healthcare and Social Security Fund by the members of the group.
The cheque was handed over to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the Presidential Secretariat yesterday.
The COVID-19 Fund now stands at over Rs 1.2 billion.
This Fund will be managed by a 17-member committee headed by Central Bank Governor Prof. W.D. Lakshman. The Secretary to the Committee is the Chief Financial Officer at Presidential Secretariat Ravindra J Wimalaweera.