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Sri Lanka ratifies South Asian development fund
13 Feb, 2009 14:08:14
Feb 13, 2009 (LBO) – Sri Lanka has ratified a proposal to set up a South Asian development fund mooted at a summit of regional leaders last year, a senior government minister said.
Sri Lanka's cabinet of ministers has approved the charter for setting up a South Asian Association for Regional Co-operation (SAARC) Development Fund, at a meeting this week, information minister Anura Yapa said. Sri Lanka will make a contribution of 3,563.6 million rupees for the fund of which 500 million would be paid this year, he said.
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