Economic Development Ministry relaucnches web
Info available in English, Sinhala:
The varied programs of Sri Lanka's Ministry of Economic Development
are now accessible online. They cover development, poverty alleviation,
empowerment of the poor, promoting investments to Sri Lanka, travel and
tourism industry and nature conservation.
Under Minister Basil Rajapaksa’s able leadership the Economic
Development Ministry is forging ahead to improve the people's quality of
life, raise domestic income levels and boost national growth thereby
attracting much needed investments in developing tourism, conserving Sri
Lanka’s natural beauty in order to make the island truly the Wonder of
The information is already available in English and Sinhala and will
be available also in Tamil in the coming weeks. In addition to all
regional development programmes 13 institutions including the Samurdhi
Commissioner General’s Department and the Sri Lanka Tourism Development
Authority come under the Ministry’s purview.
On-line access provides more opportunities for people to tap into
accurate, up to-date information than ever before and has the potential
to transform the country’s development activities.
The web-site will continue to develop over time and aims to involve
communities in shaping its content.
More details on programs of Sri Lanka's Ministry of Economic
Development could be seen at email on