As demand grows for an educated and skilled labor force ADB said it will support skills development with a focus on cutting gender disparities and improving technical and vocational institutes.
The CPS will promote environmental protection directly and also support multi-modal transport systems to help ease road congestion and air pollution.
The ADB said Sri Lanka had good prospects for growth around 8.0 percent per year following the end of a three decades war but the country faced infrastructure and human resource deficit in meeting the government's development targets.
"To be effective, ADB’s operations will be strategically focused on a few sectors," said Narhari Rao, lead economist at ADB’s Sri Lanka mission said in a statement.
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