Sri Lanka to introduce a Master Plan for Northern Province economic development

Feb 20, 2019 (LBO) – Sri Lanka’s government is to launch a framework for economic development in the Northern Province with the co-operation of UN agencies and the bilateral donors including those funding development projects in the North.

The Framework will reflect upon the past decade of post-war development and identifies priorities for policy design, including a Master Plan for the economic development of the Northern Province over the next decade.

Finance Ministry said the report which will be commissioned this week by the Central Bank, is written by an independent committee of academics and professionals from the North.