Chinese Government provides $241,166 grant for the construction of statues of leaders at Bandaranayake Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH)
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Unspecified Chinese Government Institution [Government Agency]
Other social infrastructure and services (Code: 160)
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.
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+Hallfirstname.lastname@example.org,79.8733746,15z/data=!4m2!3m1!1s0x0:0xee0b9455e960eba5?sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwjPtoetstHpAhWnoHIEHXLVBDoQ_BIwCnoECBcQCA.
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Government of Sri Lanka [Government Agency]