Sri Lanka, China sign supplementary agreement on water supply, technology co-operation:

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The Chargé d’affaires of the Chinese Embassy in Sri Lanka Hu Wei and Water Supply Minister Vasudeva Nanayakkara signed a Supplementary Agreement to the MoU on water research and technology co-operation recently, on behalf of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the Ministry of Water Supply of Sri Lanka respectively. It is a follow-up of the importance consensus reached by Senior Chinese diplomat Yang Jiechi with both President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa on water supply and technology cooperation between the two countries during the recent high-level meeting in Colombo.
According to the MoU, a state-of-the-art Joint Research and Demonstration Center for Water Technology has been established recently in the campus of University of Peradeniya, Kandy with total construction area of 5000, under the Chinese grant of over 3.4 billion rupees in the next 5 years.

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