Project ID: 33186

Chinese Government provides $241,166 grant for the construction of statues of leaders at Bandaranayake Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH)

Commitment amount

$ 454247.1181

Constant 2017 USD

Summary

Funding agency [Type]

Unspecified Chinese Government Institution [Government Agency]

Recipient

Sri Lanka

Sector

Other social infrastructure and services (Code: 160)

Flow type

Grant

Concessional

Yes

Category

Intent

Representational (The next section lists the possible statuses.)

Commercial

Development

Representational

Mixed

Financial Flow Classification

OOF-like (The next section lists the possible statuses.)

Official Development Assistance

Other Official Flows

Vague (Official Finance)

Flows categorized based on OECD-DAC guidelines

Project lifecycle

Status

Completion (The next section lists the possible statuses.)

Pledge

Commitment

Implementation

Completion

Suspended

Cancelled

Milestones

Commitment year

2005

Completion

2005

2005-04-09

Actual

Geography

Description

On April 18, 2005, the Chinese Government committed grant funding worth $241,166 grant for the construction of statues of leaders at Bandaranayake Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH). One of the statues that was erected was of the world's first woman prime minister, Sirimavo Bandaranaike who died in 2000. This statue was reportedly under construction in 2005 by a leading ceramics firm in Beijing. A statue of Zhou Enlai, the first Premier of the People's Republic of China, was also erected. A project completion ceremony took place on April 9, 2005.

Additional details

Bandaranayake Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH or 纪念班达拉奈克国际会议大厦) was constructed with Chinese grant funding in the 1970s. These statues are located at Bandaranayake Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH). The exact locational coordinates of BMICH are available at https://www.google.com/maps/place/Bandaranayake+Memorial+International+Conference+Hall/@6.9016892,79.8733746,15z/data=!4m2!3m1!1s0x0:0xee0b9455e960eba5?sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwjPtoetstHpAhWnoHIEHXLVBDoQ_BIwCnoECBcQCA.

Number of official sources

1

Number of unofficial sources

5

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Details

Cofinanced

No

Receiving agencies [Type]

Government of Sri Lanka [Government Agency]