Sri Lanka officials meet Green Climate Fund


Mar 29, 2016 (LBO) – Sri Lanka government officials met with the Executive Director of the Green Climate Fund (GCF) Hela Cheikhrouhou at the GCF Secretariat in Songdo, Republic of Korea, on Friday 18th March 2016.

The Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr. Harsha de Silva and the Deputy Minister of Mahaweli Development and Environment Anuradha Jayarathna together with senior officials from the Ministry of Mahaweli Development and Environment were in Songdo to discuss projects to address climate change related issues in Sri Lanka.

Created under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), the mission of GCF is to expand collective human action to respond to climate change.

The Fund aims to mobilise funding to invest in low-emission and climate-resilient development in the planet.