October 20, 2019
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    Sri Lanka has been ranked the second best country in South Asia for children to grow up in for the second year in a row, and the 60th best across the globe, despite ongoing concern over the impacts parental migration, according to a new report.

    The Department of External Resources (ERD) has facilitated to enter into 52 foreign financing agreements worth USD 5,022.1 million in 2017 with development partners and lending agencies.This includes USD 2,522.1 million of Official Development Assistance (ODA) and USD 2,500 million raised through capital market instruments, according to 2017 performance report of the ERD.

    Mahaweli Development Sate Minister Weerakumara Dissanayake yesterday said an extensive programme would be implemented to exceed the output of the Mahaweli Development Project by 50 percent that of the country’s Gross National Product (GNP).

    The Government is taking measures to cancel the loans taken by the poor from the micro finance companies in the drought affected areas, Finance and Mass Media Minister Mangala Samaraweera said yesterday(May31st).

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