Australia reveals dedication to support Navy with provision of 04 PCR makers
The Department of Defence and Department of Home Affairs of Australia supplied 04 PCR screening gadgets to Sri Lanka Navy at the primary house of the Australian High Commissioner in Colombo on 14th October 2020.
In an effort to strengthen the bundled system executed by the federal government to prevent the spread of novel coronavirus in Sri Lanka, these PCR screening makers were provided by the Australian Federal government to permit the Navy to carry out on-demand PCR screening successfully and effectively, throughout routine operations performed by the sea-going arm in Sri Lankan waters.Incidentally, both Australian Department of Defence( 02 )and Department of House Affairs( 02 )turned over these 04 essential PCR testing devices, to support the Navy’s effort to battle and control COVID-19. On the other hand, each machine has the capacity to examine 04 samples at a provided time. Representing the Australian High Commission in Colombo, its Defence Expert Group Captain Sean Unwin turned over these Virology Laboratory Devices to the Director Naval Operations, Commodore Prasanna Mahawithana who took the shipment of these devices on behalf of the Navy.Further, High Commissioner of Australia to Sri Lanka, His Excellency David Holly, Leader of the Navy
, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne, Counsellor Home Affairs at the Australian High Commission, Mr. Hasan Sowaid and Director Naval Health Solutions (Medical Diagnosis and Avoidance), Cosmetic Surgeon Commodore PJB Marambe were likewise present on this event. Source