Sri Lanka get ¥ 550mn Japanese grant to develop rail network and agricultural facilities

Apr 03,2015 (LBO) – Sri Lanka’s Cabinet spokesmen Rajitha Senaratne said, the government of Japan has agreed to provide grant assistance under non- project grant aid amounting to Japanese Yen 500 million or 550 million rupees for Japanese equipment to develop the islands railway network and agricultural facilities.

The equipment to be obtained under this grant has been selected in consultation with the ministry of internal transport and the ministry of irrigation and agriculture, Senaratne said.

The cabinet of ministers have approved a proposal made by the prime minister to sign the exchange of notes with the government of Japan for this purpose.