Sri Lanka: Japan supports humanitarian demining activities in Kilinochchi and Mullaitivu Districts

The Government of Japan has provided a total sum of US$ 604,412 (approx. Rs. 120 million) to Skavita Humanitarian Assistance and Relief Project (SHARP) for humanitarian demining activities in Northern Sri Lanka.

The grant contract was signed on 25th March 2022 at the Ambassador’s Residence in Colombo, between Ambassador of Japan Hideaki Mizukoshi, and Major Gen. (retd) Sumathi Ranjan Balasuriya, Director / Field Reporting Officer of SHARP.

SHARP has cleared more than 1.9 km2 of mine-contaminated land through funds disbursed from Japan’s Grassroots Human Security Project (GGP).

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Source: ColomboPage News