World’s tallest Buddha statue finished


The construction of the world’s tallest statue of Amitabha (“Infinite Light”) was completed on Sunday in Jiujiang, Jiangxi province, according to China Youth Daily.
The 48-meter-high statue cost 1 billion yuan ($162 million) and used 48 kilograms of gold for gilding.
Construction funds came from disciples and philanthropists around the world, the report said.