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The head of HSBC bank in Sri Lanka, Mick Nicolaou exchanges copies of... News PhotoAgreement,Ancient,Anuradhapura,Ceremony,City,Colombo,Economy,Finance,HSBC,Horizontal,Irrigation Equipment,Island,Making Money,North,Order,Sri LankaPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPThe head of HSBC bank in Sri Lanka, Mick Nicolaou (R) exchanges copies of an agreement with Sri Lanka country director Shamen Vidanage of the Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) at a ceremony in Colombo on January 29, 2013 to fund the restoration of a 2,500 year old irrigation system in the ancient city of Anuradhapura in the north central part of the island. The restoration of the ancient irrigation system is to benefit over 60,000 impoverished farmers in the region. AFP PHOTO/ LAKRUWAN WANNIARACHCHI (Photo credit should read LAKRUWAN WANNIARACHCHI/AFP/Getty Images)