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.
Sri Lanka is a founding member of ADB. To date, ADB has committed 482 public sector loans, grants, and technical assistance totaling $11.2 billion to Sri Lanka.
This framework outlines how to integrate gender equality and social inclusion (GESI) into ADB’s operations in South Asia to help close the gender gap, combat exclusion, and bolster equitable economic growth.