On May 6th, 2018, UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative His Excellency Mr. Amin El Sharkawi received a delegation from JLanka Technologies Company, led by Dr. Mayura Jayasoma, Chief Executive Officer. As the leading renewable energy company in Sri Lanka, JLanka Technologies has a solid experience and a significant technological and know-how capacity to develop tailored solar energy solutions at home and abroad.

JLanka Technologies’ representatives debriefed His Excellency Mr. El Sharkawi on their current engagement in the Kingdom of Bahrain’s sustainable energy activities. His Excellency Mr. El Sharkawi highlighted the importance of South-South development cooperation for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, and discussed the role JLanka Technologies could play in promoting SDG7: Affordable and Clean Energy for All. The scope of potential expertise exchange and cooperation between public and private sectors, as well as between local and international stakeholders in Bahrain is vast and should be utilized to its full extent.