Sri Lanka to Attract Green Energy Investments in Push Towards a Sustainable Future, says Senior Advisor to the President on Climate Change
In a bid to transition towards a sustainable future, Sri Lanka is poised to attract green energy investments into its energy sector. This was confirmed by Ruwan Wijewardene, Senior Advisor to the President on Climate Change, who stated that the country is ready to mobilize resources towards the development of renewable energy sources.
According to Wijewardene, this move is in line with the vision of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, who is committed to taking Sri Lanka out of its current economic and environmental crisis by embracing green energy. He added that the country has a lot of untapped potential in terms of renewable energy and that the government is keen on creating a conducive environment to attract investors.
Echoing similar sentiments, Erik Solheim, Advisor to the President on Climate Change, emphasized the need for Sri Lanka to adopt a sustainable approach to development. He reiterated that the President’s vision is to steer the country towards a green economy and that Sri Lanka has the potential to become a leader in the renewable energy sector.
Overall, the push towards green energy investments in Sri Lanka is a step in the right direction towards achieving sustainable development goals. It is hoped that the country will be able to harness its vast renewable energy potential to create a brighter future for its citizens.