Sri Lanka health sector to receive $38 Mn grant from Japan

Sri Lanka and Japan News
Sri Lanka and Japan News

The Japanese government has agreed to provide USD 38 million to Sri Lanka to purchase fuel, mainly diesel, to carry out uninterrupted essential and emergency health services, says the Cabinet Spokesman, Minister Bandula Gunawardene.

Joining the Cabinet press conference held this morning (Feb. 14), the minister pointed out that Japan has agreed to grant five billion Japanese Yen, which amounts to approximately USD 38 million, under the Japan Economic and Social Development Program in order to improve the healthcare delivery system in Sri Lanka by ensuring essential services and transportation facilities.

Accordingly, the Cabinet of Ministers has granted the approval to the proposal presented by the President in his capacity as the Minister of Finance, Economic Stabilization & National Policies, to ink necessary agreements with the Japanese government in order to obtain the said grant.

source Adaderana

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