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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.

In the Spotlight

  • Equitable Land Use for Asian Infrastructure
    ADBI Video | 7 January 2021
    Equitable Land Use for Asian Infrastructure

    Equitable Land Use for Asian Infrastructure offers valuable guidance for policy makers, practitioners, researchers, and others interested in Asian infrastructure growth and related social protection needs of vulnerable communities.

  • ADB and Sri Lanka Sign Loan Agreement to Improve Secondary Education
    News from Country Offices | 1 December 2020
    ADB and Sri Lanka Sign Loan Agreement to Improve Secondary Education

    The Asian Development Bank and the Government of Sri Lanka today signed a $400 million loan agreement to support the country in transforming its secondary education system to align with the demand for highly skilled and agile workers...

  • ADB to Support Secondary Education Reforms in Sri Lanka with $400 Million Loan
    News Release | 1 December 2020
    ADB to Support Secondary Education Reforms in Sri Lanka with $400 Million Loan

    ADB has approved a $400 million loan to support the Government of Sri Lanka in transforming its secondary education system to align with the demand for highly skilled and agile workers who can compete in the rapidly changing...

Economic Forecast

GDP forecasts are based on ADB's flagship publication, the Asian Development Outlook. Updated four times a year, it analyzes economic and development issues in developing countries in Asia and the Pacific.


Poverty in Sri Lanka

Development indicators for Sri Lanka, including a selection of economic, environmental, and social indicators used globally to track progress toward the Sustainable Development Goals.


Results of ADB-Supported Operations, 2010-2018

Results achieved are aggregate amounts of outputs and outcomes from operations reported in project completion reports and extended annual review reports circulated for the year.


Projects Cofinanced

Cofinancing operations enable ADB’s financing partners, governments or their agencies, multilateral financing institutions, and commercial organizations to participate in financing ADB projects. Additional funds are provided in the form of official loans and grants, technical assistance, other concessional financing, and commercial cofinancing such as B loans, risk transfer arrangements, parallel loans and equity, guarantee cofinancing, and cofinancing for transactions under ADB’s Trade Finance Program.


Project Performance, 2000-2018

ADB Projects in Sri Lanka

Project Results

  • Clean Energy Keeps Sri Lanka's Lights on
    Project Result / Case Study | 29 January 2015
    Clean Energy Keeps Sri Lanka's Lights on

    Sri Lanka has been a success story in bringing reliable electricity supply to its people, reaching a 98 percent electrification rate.

  • Roads and Highways in Sri Lanka
    Project Result / Case Study | 27 January 2015
    Roads and Highways in Sri Lanka

    An extensive network of roads and highways in Sri Lanka is helping to drive the economy and move people and goods faster.

  • Peace and Prosperity in Sri Lanka
    Project Result / Case Study | 14 July 2014
    Peace and Prosperity in Sri Lanka

    Basic services and livelihoods have been restored in war-torn parts of north-east Sri Lanka with assistance from ADB.

News

15 Dec 2020 | News from Country Offices

ADB to Help Prevent and Control COVID-19 by Strengthening WASH+H Approach in Projects

ADB has approved a $2 million technical assistance grant to help select developing members prevent and control the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) by expanding and integrating water, sanitation, hygiene, and health...

01 Dec 2020 | News from Country Offices

ADB and Sri Lanka Sign Loan Agreement to Improve Secondary Education

The Asian Development Bank and the Government of Sri Lanka today signed a $400 million loan agreement to support the country in transforming its secondary education system to align with the demand for highly skilled and agile workers...

01 Dec 2020 | News Release

ADB to Support Secondary Education Reforms in Sri Lanka with $400 Million Loan

ADB has approved a $400 million loan to support the Government of Sri Lanka in transforming its secondary education system to align with the demand for highly skilled and agile workers who can compete in the rapidly changing...

25 Nov 2020 | News from Country Offices

ADB and Government of Sri Lanka Sign Loan Agreement to Support SMEs Affected by COVID-19

The Asian Development Bank and the Government of Sri Lanka today signed a $165 million loan agreement to provide immediate financing support for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), which have been severely affected by the...

Contact

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

23, Independence Avenue Colombo 7, Sri Lanka

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  Tel +94 11 4455455 / 2674499
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