Sri Lanka Red Cross staff urged not to take sides

Sri Lanka Red Cross staff have been urged not to take sides in the ongoing political issue in the country.

President of Sri Lanka Red Cross Society Jagath Abeysinghe has said that he has informed all Sri Lanka Red Cross volunteers and staff to respect the fundamental principles of the Red Cross, specially “impartiality” and refrain from engaging in any political activity.

“Considering the current political climate, I have informed all our volunteers & staff to respect the fundamental principles of the Red Cross, specially “impartiality” and refrain from engaging in any political activity. This is a point of paramount importance,” he tweeted. (Colombo Gazette)

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