Sri Lanka

Vital year for Sri Lanka’s economy

Jan 3, 2017

Calling on parties and people to rise beyond petty party politics or the desire for personal gain, President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday launched a vital mission for sustainable, eco-friendly and all inclusive development.
A confident President, addressing a gathering to mark the occasion, said the National Unity Government for the past year had worked out countrywide mega development projects and 2017 would be the year of accelerated implementation. He pointed out that the United Nations also had drawn up worldwide Sustainable Development Goals to be achieved by 2030. While taking the right lessons from the UN’s goals, Sri Lanka had worked out and would implement its Sustainable Development Goals, according to the needs and aspirations of our people, the human and material resources available to us.

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 Daily Mirror, Janaury 3, 2017


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