Entries by Mohan Siriwardena

APSL and Hela Sarana donates 300 KN 95 respirator Masks to the National Institute of Infectious Diseases (NIID), Colombo (aka the IDH)

APSL in collaboration with Hela Sarana donated 300 KN 95 respirator Masks to the National Institute of Infectious Diseases (NIID), Colombo (aka the IDH). This was jointly funded by Hela Sarana and the kind donations of Sri Lankans living in the UK and around the world through the APSL- Emergency Response Fund (APSL-ERF). The PPE […]

APSL Emergency Response Fund expands its relief distribution activities in Sri Lanka by providing assistance to 1305 families and three major Hospitals

The Association of Professional Sri Lankans in the UK (‘’APSL’’) (UK Registered Charity No: 1145786) launched an Emergency Relief Fund (“ERF”) on 24th March 2020 to support vulnerable people & deserving families in Sri Lanka as they started to face many hardships due to the current Corona (Covid-19) pandemic.  As the pandemic continues globally, we […]

Corona Pandemic: APSL donates a washing machine to the Dengue High Dependency unit at Colombo South Teaching Hospital (Kalubowila)

APSL donated a much needed washing machine to the Dengue High Dependency Unit to clean up the protective clothing used on daily basis by the medical staff who are facing a crisis situation due to COVID 19 pandemic. This was fully funded from the kind donations of Sri Lankans living in the UK and around the world through the APSL- Emergency Response Fund (APSL -ERF). The washing machine was handed over to the Director of Colombo South […]

Corona Pandemic: APSL donates 100 N95 Respirators to Karapitiya Teaching Hospital, Galle

APSL donated 100 N95 Respirators to Karapitiya Teaching Hospital, Galle to help manage Covid 19 patients. Karapitiya Teaching Hospital is the regional centre for diagnosing and managing COVID-19 suspected patients. This was funded from the kind donations of Sri Lankans living in the UK and around the world through the APSL- Emergency Response Fund (APSL […]

Corona Pandemic – APSL Emergency Relief Fund launched

UPDATE – Number of families helped so far 501. As the threat of the Corona (Covid-19) Virus grows, the Government of Sri Lanka has stepped up various relief measures. Considering the many hardships still faced, in particular by vulnerable people & families in Sri Lanka, Association of Professional Sri Lankans in the UK (‘’APSL’’) (UK […]

Season’s Greetings

  2019 was another highly productive year for APSL. We celebrated our 15th Anniversary and continued to serve the Sri Lankan community both in the UK and Sri Lanka through our highly successful projects and events. In the UK we continued the ‘Living in the UK’ discussion series for Sri Lankan children and ‘Young Professionals […]