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Which country unveils South Asias tallest tower, funded by China?

[A]. Indonesia
[B]. Pakistan
[C]. Sri Lanka
[D]. Iran

Answer: Option C


Sri Lanka unveiled South Asia's tallest tower, costing over $100 million, 80% of which has been funded by China under the controversial Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). The 350-metre-tall 17-storey Lotus Tower, located in the heart of Colombo city, comprises a television tower, a hotel, a telecommunications museum, restaurants, auditorium, an observation deck, a shopping mall and a conference centre. The tower, spread over an area of 30,600 sq. constructed at a cost of over $100 million, 80% of which was funded by China, Sri Lankan.

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