Japanese Prime Minister offered a Yen 38 billion ODA loan to Sri Lanka for water purification projects for Kidney diseases and establishment of electricity transmission lines connecting the entire country.
President Maithripala Sirisena said that Japan’s formal announcement that G7 will explore what is needed to sustain the well-being of Asia to steer economic growth, highlights the relevance of Sri Lanka being here. “It endorses Prime Minister Abe’s reasoning for selecting us.”
Among the flamboyant leaders, elegantly dressed in Western attire or in colorful national dresses one man stood in a simple white spotless national dress, his face reflecting an aura of contentment. While the leaders reflected power, wealth, vigor and supremacy, one man showed his unassumed strength of simplicity, straightforwardness, humility and unpretentious mannerism.