Technical Cooperation Agreement was signed recently between the
Government of Sri Lanka and JICA which provides for a
comprehensive coverage of all the projects in Technical
Cooperation, a spokesman for JICA said.
A highlight of the new agreement is that experts, uinion
members, senior volunteers, Japanese staff members of JICA Sri
Lanka and their families will be exempted from fiscal charges
and income tax.
The Sri Lankan implementing agencies would also provide the
necessary counterparts, office facilities, transportation for
JICA also announced at the signing ceremony that it had
completed 53 development studies, 24 technical cooperation
projects, training of 6044 participants, dispatch of 1172
technical experts and 623 Japan overseas cooperation volunteers
and 27 senior volunteers as of March, 2005.