My trip to Sri Lanka – Day one to five

Posted : December 17th, 2013

Day one

I arrived in Colombo, Sri Lanka with Steve Pearce at 15:00 nearly two hours after we were scheduled to arrive! One of the main purposes of our visit is to produce a film on the work that the missions partner are doing in the country promoting the work that they do. When we arrive the weather is absolutely stunning that I am in no position to complain, we are greeted at the airport with warm smiles by the locals and the staff at the airport. The Methodist headquarters arranged for us to have a driver, Karu (who becomes our designated driver throughout the remainder of the trip) to take us to our Hotel- The Hotel Renuka in Colombo. On our way to the hotel, I was informed that I was travelling down the newly-made highway which was created for the Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting which was the 15-17th November. This is Sri Lanka’s second highway – The Airport Expressway and was opened by President Mahina Rajapaksa. The total cost of the project is US $292 million. Exim Bank of China funded US$ 248.2 million of the total cost and the government of Read the full article on the Methodist Website

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