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ADB is assisting Sri Lanka’s economic recovery from COVID-19 and supporting the country’s inclusive and sustainable development through investments in key sectors.

Sri Lanka Resident Mission (SLRM): Contacts and Holidays

Sri Lanka Resident Mission (SLRM) - Asian Development Bank (ADB)

23, Independence Avenue, Colombo 7, Sri Lanka

  Office Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Monday to Friday)

  Tel +94 11 4455455 / 2674499
  Fax +94 11 4455499 / 11-2674488
  How to visit us

About Us

Established in 1997, Sri Lanka Resident Mission's primary responsibilities include:

  • Initiate and maintain dialogue with the government on issues that are relevant to ADB operations in the country
  • Strengthen project processing and portfolio management
  • Prepare the country partnership strategy and country operations business plan
  • Strengthen working relations with development partners, academia, and the private sector
  • Plan and prepare ADB's economic and sector work for Sri Lanka
  • Promote external relations and disseminate information about ADB and its operations


Chen CHEN (Mr)
Country Director
Senior Operations Assistant (Country Director's Assistant)
Utsav KUMAR (Mr)
Senior Country Economist
Jayamali RANAWEERA (Ms)
Head, Disbursement Unit
Senior Private Sector Development Officer (PPP Focal Point)
Roshani YOGARAJAH (Ms)
Senior External Relations Officer

Holidays 2022

The Sri Lanka Resident Mission will be closed on these dates:

Independence Day February 4 (Friday)
Day Prior to Sinhala / Tamil New Year April 13 (Wednesday)
Sinhala / Tamil New Year's Day April 14 (Thursday)
Good Friday April 15 (Friday)
Day Following Vesak Full Moon Day May 16 (Monday)
Poson Full Moon Poya Day June 14 (Tuesday)
Holy Prophet's Birthday October 10 (Monday)
Deepavali Festival October 24 (Monday)
Full Moon Poya Day November 7 (Monday)
Christmas Day December 26 (Monday), in lieu of December 25

Last updated: 27 December 2021