"Funds available in this account will fall under the direct authority of the Deputy Secretary to the Treasury (who) will utilize these funds for activities relating to identified relief and resettlement operations."
It said the Central Bank will receive foreign currency and rupee donations to the Fund A/c. No. 4237 maintained at the Central Bank of Sri Lanka through SWIFT, telegraphic transfers, bank drafts, cheques and money orders and credit cards.
A special web window is also now open at Central Bank website www.cbsl.gov.lk for on-line donations through VISA and MASTER Credit cards.
The statement said direct remittances through SWIFT and telegraphic transfers can be forwarded to the following accounts:
a) US$ A/c No. 04015541 with Deutshe Bank Trust Company Americas, New York, US. A/c. name: Deputy Secretary to the Treasur