ECONOMYNEXT – Climate change, green energy and information technology were identified as priority areas for US support at a meeting between US ambassador to Sri Lanka and Foreign Minister Dinesh Gunewardena.
“The Minister briefed the Ambassador on the various positive developments taking place in the country under the guidance of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa,” the Foreign Ministry said in a statement.
“They also discussed ways and means of enhancing bilateral cooperation including through development assistance.
“Climate change, green energy and information technology were identified as priority areas for US.”
Unlike President Trump, who went away from the Paris Climate accord, newly elected President Joe Biden stands for state interventions to counter global warming.
US and European ‘green energy’ companies have also lobbied and received tax payer money to peddle their technology. (Colombo/Apr11/2020)