China grants RMB 600Mn for medical care, education, water supply, etc. in rural areas

sampur trincomalee rural farming

Oct 12, 2020 (LBO) – Sri Lanka and China signed an agreement on economic and technical cooperation for providing RMB 600 million (Rs. 16.5 billion) in grant assistance.

The funds are to be utilised for medical care, education, water supply, etc. in rural areas of the island.

The agreement was signed by China International Development Cooperation Agency (CIDCA) Chairman Wang Xiaotao and Treasury Secretary S.R. Attygalle.