The Newly appointed Minister of Finance Basil Rajapaksa met foreign envoys from China, US and Europe discussing subjects ranging from a ‘Green Economy’ to liquefied natural gas. The Finance minister had said under the current economic strategy Sri Lanka is keen to develop a ‘green economy’ using renewable energy and minimizing fuel use in transport. The US Ambassador Alaina Teplitz had talked about investing in LNG power whilst the UK High commissioner Sarah Hulton had discussed the central expressway. The Indian High Commissioner Gopal Baglay had discussed bi-lateral trade.
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