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EU support to mitigate Climate Change impact on Sri Lanka

EU Ambassador to Sri Lanka and Maldives Denis Chaibi and Minister Counsellor - Head of Cooperation Frank Hess called on Environment Minister Mahinda Amaraweera at the latter's Ministry yesterday morning.

The main focus of this discussion was on the introduction of new technologies for agriculture, such as drought, water scarcity, and drought, which is a major factor affecting the people of the dry zone of Sri Lanka.

Discussions also focused on rural development such as transportation, electricity and programmes to be implemented to maintain social justice.

Secretary to the Ministry of Environment Dr. Anil Jasinghe pointed out that the Government has launched a sustainable environmental programme to regulate plastics and polythene in Sri Lanka.

He also said that a green city project has been launched and requested the EU to support the ongoing environmental development programme in our country.

Ambassador Dennis Chaibi said that the new technology used by European countries for emissions as well as the new technology will address the problems faced by the people due to climate change. The two sides exchanged views on issues such as the people of our country, the attainment of economic prosperity, the enforcement of peace and law. He thanked the European Union for its support so far.