The Korean Government has made a special focus to improve power and energy sector in Sri Lanka, agreeing to support in implementing L.N.G Technology. In response to prevailing energy crisis stands before the globe, Ambassador of Korea Mr. Lee Heon met with Minister of Power, Energy and Business Development Ravi Karunanayake.
The conversation between the two countries was focused on several hot topics raised in the Sri Lankan Parliament accounting to power and energy recently.
Minister Ravi Karunanayale remarked that with increasing population and technological growth, the world's energy demand has grown significantly whereas having a compelling need to meet the energy demand within the next few years is absolute, due to the limited resources of the country, to which a lasting solution in getting out is needed. He added that Sri Lanka is being coursed to focus upon implementing renewable energy sources into producing power, with having a satisfied level of improvement via solar and wind power.
Ambassador of Korea Heon emphasized that Sri Lanka is ahead of producing energy comparing to other countries of the region, with having appreciation that the Sri Lankan Government has made progress in improving the country's infrastructure while existing to be a developing country in the globe. He added that in doing so, the country can be tracked into a broader development plan. The Korean Ambassador further detailed the need to implement L.N.G. Technology in Sri Lanka, despite having renewable energy strategies to improve power and energy sector.
With having the Ambassador's comments valued by the Minister, Mr. Karunanayake added that the Sri Lankan Government wishes to seek support from the Korean Government in the process of developing power and energy sector, with anticipation to further strengthen the diplomatic relationships and the friendship between the two countries, making an open invitation to invest for Sri Lanka identifying the opportunities.