Assures help for Environment Ministry projects :
US envoy lauds SL’s development
SL has achieved sustainable development
Prominent place for con serving forests
Programmes implemented to protect Ozone Layer
Michele J Sison
Sri Lanka is developing rapidly after the end of the three decade
conflict. The whole country is benefitted from the development
programmes, US ambassador to Sri Lanka Michele J Sison said.
“All areas are developing rapidly after the end of terrorism. The
government has given top priority for development,” she said.
The US ambassador expressed these sentiments when she met Environment
Minister Anura Priyadharshana Yapa at the Environment Ministry.
Sison also discussed with the Environment Ministry Additional
Secretaries on the future programmes to be implemented by the ministry
concerning the environment.
The ambassador agreed to grant assistance for future projects of the
She said Sri Lanka has achieved sustainable development while the
island has earned a prominent place in South Asian for conserving
forests, reducing green house gas emissions and implementing programmes
to protect the Ozone Layer.
“We hope to grant technical assistance and finance assistance to Sri
Lanka for environment conservation and solid garbage management,” she