World Bank to increase aid to SL

Wednesday, 31 August 2016 - 8:30


World Bank is keen to increase its aid to Sri Lanka to achieve development goals, Minister of Finance Ravi Karunanayake said.

“The World Bank is very happy with the progress made so far in the projects that are funded by the organization and the progress of the new government and the fiscal discipline that has been put into place. This is why they have pledged further support. They want to speed up Sri Lanka’s journey towards higher growth and prosperity with more aid,” he added.