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.