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Ban on Qatar Charity to be lifted

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Ban on Qatar Charity to be lifted. The Sri Lankan Government has decided to withdraw the ban on the Qatar Charity, according to Power and Energy Minister Kanchana Wijesekera, who is now on an official visit to Qatar. The said updated was conveyed by the Minister via Twitter.

“Met the Officials of the Qatar Charity yesterday. Conveyed the message that the Defense Ministry has informed the Attorney General its decision to lift the ban on the fund which was imposed in 2019. Discussed the Charity’s work in Sri Lanka and globally”.

The major charity organization of the Qatari government, Qatar Charity, has a registered office in Sri Lanka.

Authorities in Sri Lanka has previously declared “Qatar Charity” to be a terrorist organization and charged it with sponsoring terrorism-related activities.

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