The Govt., the World Bank and the Asian Development Bank are preparing a survey on the investment climate in Sri Lanka.
The survey will help policy makers address impediments to investment including legal, policy and institutional reforms.rn
rnThe exercise forms part of a regional effort to attract more investment and promote information sharing between the countries. rn
rnFurthering this goal and to discuss the possibilities, policy makers from the region, including neighbours India, Pakistan and Bangladesh have converged in Colombo, Sri Lanka on a three say workshop.rn
rn”Poverty remains a huge issue for this region, and economic growth, led by private investment, is the best chance South Asian countries have of significant and sustainable poverty reduction within our lifetimes,” said World Bank Country Director for Sri Lanka, Peter Harrold. rn
rn”We hope that workshops like this, designed to really delve into the key issue of the investment climate, will benefit the count