Sri Lanka Secures More ADB, Australian Aid

The Asian Development Bank has scaled up its funding for Sri Lanka from $200 million to $300 million this year to speed up the rehabilitation of infrastructure in the war-torn nation. The regional lender,

reports, will support coastal development and road rehabilitation in the country's northern region. Meanwhile, the Australian government has also offered a further 2 million Australian dollars ($1.7 million) to assist Sri Lankans displaced by the civil war. United Nations agencies will administer the funding, according to the

About the author

  • Dsc05567

    Ma. Rizza Leonzon

    As a former staff writer, Rizza focused mainly on business coverage, including key donors such as the Asian Development Bank and AusAID.