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Asian Development Bank and Sri Lanka: Fact Sheet

Publication | May 2020
Asian Development Bank and Sri Lanka: Fact Sheet

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.

While ADB continues to help Sri Lanka build high-quality infrastructure in transport, energy generation, and urban development, there has been a focus on new and expanded areas of assistance, such as higher education; micro, small, and medium-sized enterprise (MSME) financing; and knowledge support.

Through technical assistance, ADB is helping improve project readiness and portfolio management and build institutional capacity in Sri Lanka, particularly in new implementing and executing agencies.

ADB will continue to maintain a strong pipeline of projects, committing an average of $800 million annually in sovereign loans to Sri Lanka under the country partnership strategy, 2018–2022.

Updated yearly, this ADB Fact Sheet provides concise information on ADB's operations in the country and contact information.