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Sri Lanka: Prime Minister discusses energy cooperation with the UAE


Ambassador of United Arab Emirates, Khaled Nasser AlAmeri said there is immense potential for UAE investments in energy sector in Sri Lanka.

The Ambassador said the UAE is interested in investing in renewable energy projects in Sri Lanka when he met Prime Minister Dinesh Gunawardena Monday at the Prime Minister’s Office in Colombo to discuss bilateral cooperation and new investments.

The Prime Minister said the UAE has the opportunities now to invest in new sectors such as agriculture and industrial sectors in addition to renewable energy sector.

He thanked the UAE for the support and assistance provided to Sri Lanka for the development work as well as to help early recovery from current economic problems.

Additional Secretary to the Prime Minister Mahina Gunaratne was also present during the meeting.

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