Kanchana discusses possible Credit Line with Qatar

Power and Energy Minister Kanchana Wijesekera and the Sri Lankan delegation met with Deputy Director General of the Qatar Fund for Development where discussions focused on a possible Credit Line facility for Petroleum and Gas supply to Sri Lanka.

“Was informed that funds has been allocated for medical supplies and will consider the request for a credit facility and support the IMF programme,” Wijesekera tweeted.

Minister Wijesekera also met Qatar’s State Minister for Energy Affairs Saad Sherida Al-Kaabi, the and the President and CEO of Qatar Energy to discuss the supply of Petroleum Products, LPG and LNG to Sri Lanka to overcome the Energy crisis with the assistance of Qatar Energy and The Qatar Development Fund.

Environment Minister Hafiz Naseer Ahamed and Minister Wijesekara left for Doha on an official visit to hold talks with senior officials of the state of Qatar on Monday June 27. The Sri Lankan delegation is in Qatar on an official invitation from the Energy Headquarters in Doha to hold talks with the Qatari officials on bilateral matters.

The delegation will be meeting Sultan Al-Aseeri, director general of project development of Qatari Fund For Development, Saadi Sherida Al-Kaabi, state minister for energy affairs, Minister of Labour of the state of Qatar, Saeed Al Marrie and Irfan Shariff from Qatari Hospitality.

The Ministers are accompanied by SLBFE Chairman Mahinda Hathurusinghe,ERD Director General Ajith Perera and Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority Director General Dhammika Wijesinghe.

Sri Lanka’s Ambassador in Doha Mafaz Mohideen and First Secretary Sumudu Wilpatha will join the delegation during the talks with Qatari officials.

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