Sri Lanka and ADB
ADB’s operations in Sri Lanka help address the immediate challenges from the economic crisis and assist in economic stabilization and recovery.
ADB continues to be the leading multilateral development partner for Sri Lanka, providing support in transport, energy, and urban sectors, and expanding focus to developing railways and improving higher education.
The new policy focuses on the guiding principles and the exceptions to disclosure.
ADB will support Sri Lanka's transition to upper middle-income country status through its country partnership strategy (CPS) 2018–2022.
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ADB has approved a $350 million special policy-based loan to provide budget support to Sri Lanka for economic stabilization.
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In Sri Lanka, efforts need to be made to promote science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education for girls to support their employment potential.
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Road safety in Sri Lanka has been a continued challenge. Fewer road crashes were expected during the recent pandemic lockdowns and the economic crisis, but this has not happened. Despite limited government resources, there are steps that can be taken to make roads safer.
ADB's South Asia Department (SARD) conducted a study to assess the status and responses to the needs of disadvantaged groups in its member countries and identify entry points for greater gender equality and social inclusion impacts in its operations.