Sri Lanka is focusing on long-term strategic and structural development challenges as it strives to transition to an upper middle-income country. Key challenges include boosting investment, including in human capital, realigning public spending and policy with the needs of a middle-income country, enhancing the role of the private sector, and ensuring that growth is inclusive.
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March 16, 2017 — Women seeking to enter the workplace in Sri Lanka face a multitude of challenges, including gender discrimination, greater household responsibilities and gender-based disparities in income.
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September 15, 2016 — The Metro Colombo Urban Development Project is investing in Colombo’s public spaces, wetlands, and infrastructure to improve its flood resilience, quality of life, and competitiveness.
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