World Bank Scales Up Support to Sri Lankan Road Project

Sri Lanka will receive another $100 million in World Bank funding for its national road project.

The additional financing will benefit the Sri Lanka Road Sector Assistance Project, which, since 2005, has resurfaced and improved more than 620 kilometers of national roads, according to the World Bank. It is expected to be used for the rehabilitation of another 134 kilometers of roads in the East-West corridor.

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    Eliza Villarino currently manages one of today’s leading publications on humanitarian aid, global health and international development, the weekly GDB. At Devex, she has helped grow a global newsroom, with talented journalists from major development hubs such as Washington, D.C, London and Brussels. She regularly writes about innovations in global development.