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* Support from Japan to clean Beira Lake
Sun, Jan 29, 2023, 08:08 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jan 29, Colombo: A Japanese company has agreed to the government to clean and beautify the Colombo Beira Lake for free.

The relevant company has expressed this agreement after a discussion between the President’s Senior Advisor on Climate Change Ruwan Wijewardena and the company’s representatives held at the President’s Secretariat last week.

The work is to be completed within 06 months from the date of commencement of the project and the total cost of the project is 3 million dollars. It is to be received as a grant from the company to the country.

This project will be started according to a request made by Gangarama Viharadhikari, Ven. Dr. Kirinde Assaji Thera, to President Ranil Wickramasinghe to clean the Beira Lake as it has become polluted and smelly. The project will start after the related agreements are signed by the first week of February.


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