Inquiries from the Sri Lankan community about providing assistance to the people affected by the Easter Sunday terrorist attacks

The High Commission of Sri Lanka in London has received a number of inquiries from well-wishers about ways of providing assistance to the people affected by the terrorist attacks.

The High Commission wishes to inform that the Government of Sri Lanka does not operate any Special Fund for this purpose.

His Eminence Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith has announced that the Arch Diocese of Colombo has set up a Special Fund, to be managed by Caritas, which can be used by benefactors to send donations for the benefit of the affected people as well as the reconstruction of the affected churches. The video of the Cardinal’s announcement is available at .

The details of the Special Fund are given below.

Account name           : Archbishop of Colombo

Bank                            : Commercial Bank, Borella branch

A/C no                       : 1190038741

The Bank of Ceylon (UK) Ltd has informed that the BoC (UK) Ltd would transfer all remittances from the UK to the Archbishops relief fund account free of charge. Interested parties may contact BoC (UK) Ltd for further information on Tel: 02073771888 or e-mail: /



Sri Lanka High Commission


30th April 2019