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ADB continues its focus on building high-quality infrastructure in the transport, energy, and urban sectors, while also contributing to the country's key development goals of economic diversification, job creation, income enhancement, and rural economic development.

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 2020

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

New Year January 1 (Wednesday)
Thai Pongal Day January 15 (Wednesday)
National Day February 4 (Tuesday)
Sinhala and Tamil New Year's Eve April 13 (Monday)
Sinhala and Tamil New Year's Day April 14 (Tuesday)
May Day May 1 (Friday)
Vesak Poya May 7 (Tuesday)
Holy Prophet's Birthday October 30 (Friday)
Christmas Day December 25 (Friday)
New Year's Eve December 31 (Tuesday)

Last updated: 10 December 2019