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Foreign Minister visits European Investment Bank in Luxembourg


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Foreign Minister Tilak Marapana during his recent visit to Luxembourg attended a business luncheon hosted by the European Investment Bank (EIB) at its headquarters in Luxembourg. 

The Foreign Minister, accompanied by Ambassador of Sri Lanka in Brussels Rodney Perera, met with Andrew McDowell, Vice President of the EIB and senior officials of the bank. 

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The possibility of entering into financing agreements for several major infrastructure development projects in Sri Lanka were discussed at this meeting. Earlier this year Sri Lanka entered into a Financing Agreement with the EIB for the Greater Colombo Waste Water Management Project. 

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is the European Union’s non-profit long-term lending institution. It is the world’s largest international public lending institution.


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