Sri Lanka: A Partnership for Prosperity

Date: January 2012
Type: Reports
Series: Development Effectiveness Country Briefs


From 1968 to 2011, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) approved 157 loans amounting to $5.3 billion and 245 technical assistance projects amounting to $115 million for Sri Lanka. ADB supports the government’s efforts in the post-conflict reconstruction of the northern and eastern provinces. In addition, ADB’s interventions will continue to focus on five sectors—transport, energy, water supply and sanitation, education, and public sector management. ADB remains committed in supporting the government’s efforts toward making Sri Lanka’s growth socially inclusive and environmentally sustainable.


  • Sri Lanka Development Indicators 
  • Sri Lanka and ADB: Alleviating Poverty
  • ADB’s Contribution to Development and Poverty Reduction
  • Improving Operational Effectiveness and Services
  • Future Challenges and Goals