Public investment increased by 80 billion rupees in 2012

Saturday, 19 January 2013 - 12:36


The total public investment during the first 8 months of 2012, increased by 80 billion rupees, when compared with the corresponding period, in 2011.

It was 248 billion rupees during the first eight months of 2011 and increased to 328 billion rupees during the same period last year.

The government is committed to maintaining public investment at around six to seven percent of the GDP in the medium term to further improve infrastructure facilities, complement the accelerated economic growth of over eight percent in the medium term and maintain social standards.


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