Australia grants additional AUD1 million for landmine clearance in Sri Lanka

The Australian High Commission has granted an additional AUD1 million or LKR135 million for landmine clearance in Sri Lanka.

The funds have been provided as continued support for landmine clearance charity, the Mine Advisory Group (MAG), until December 2022.

Australia has been a consistent supporter of mine clearance in Sri Lanka since the end of the 26-year conflict in 2009 and has spent more than A$20 million, or LKR2.7 billion, on mines clearance.

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Source: Colombo Gazette