Posted on February 06, 2016

Ooredoo has provided support for the Sri Lankan community this weekend at the 68th Sri Lankan Independence Day celebrations held on Friday 5 February at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Doha.

The partnership, which is part of the company’s vision to support every section of the community, saw Ooredoo host a booth at the event to promote its lowest rates for costumers to contact and send money back to their loved ones in Sri Lanka. The 68th Sri Lankan Independence Day event featured a cultural programme of activities, including a performance by the renowned dance ensemble The Sparrows Dance Troupe, Sri Lankan actress Sheril Romen Dekker, and performer Ruwan Hettiarachchi.

Ooredoo’s support for the event aimed to enhance the unity and integrity of the diverse communities of Sri Lanka living in Qatar. Fatima Sultan Al Kuwari, Director Community & Public Relations, Ooredoo, said: “Joining with the this event was a great way to show that we are all part of Qatar’s communities, and give everyone the opportunity to experience Sri Lanka’s strong traditions. Congratulations to all involved for creating such a joy filled and educational event." 

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Ooredoo's support for the Sri Lankan Community is in line with its pioneering Corporate Social Responsibility Strategy, which aims to provide sponsorship for a range of grassroots activities for the whole community. Ooredoo offer a range off dedicated Sri Lankan services and promotions, including the option to send money directly to bank accounts at 28 different banks in Sri Lanka through Ooredoo Mobile Money.

For more details on call rates to Sri Lanka or other international destinations customers can visit www.ooredoo.qa or pop into an Ooredoo Shop. 

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