India, Japan, and People’s Republic of China to Build LNG Terminals in Sri Lanka

8 May 2018

The Government of India signed an agreement to build two liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals in Colombo, Sri Lanka, in collaboration with the Government of Japan. These were approved by the Government of Sri Lanka, along with an LNG project by the People's Republic of China (PRC). In total, the three LNG power plants will generate up to 1,400 megawatts (MW).

The Governments of India and Japan will collaborate on two LNG power plants with a capacity of 500 MW each. The PRC will set up a 400 MW LNG power plant in Hambantota.

The proposal for these projects was headed by Mr. Ranjith Siyambalapitiya, Minister of Power and Renewable Energy, Sri Lanka, to meet the country's anticipated demand for electricity by 2021.

 

Related Links:

India Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli jointly inaugurated the Integrated Check Post...

Read More


The Governments of Bangladesh and India held a Commerce Secretary-level meeting on 15-16 January 2020 in New Delhi,...

Read More


Mr. Hasan Mahmud, Information Minister of Bangladesh, and Mr. Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, External Affairs Minister of India, underscored in...

Read More


Mr. Mukhtor Khamudkhanov, Country Director for Asian Development Bank in Nepal, is hopeful that Sri Lanka could benefit...

Read More


The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has committed to a loan of $195 million...

Read More


The Governments of Bhutan and India held their second bilateral development cooperation talks on 29 November 2019 in...

Read More


A review of the Nepal-India Transit Treaty held in Kathmandu, Nepal discussed various issues on simplifying Nepal’s transit...

Read More