Foreign Assistant Admiral Prof. Jayanath Colombage claims that Sri Lanka has actually boosted its worldwide ranking by 7 settings and also is currently rated 87th out of 165 nations, according to the Lasting Growth Record 2021, in spite of the difficulties of the continuous Covid-19 pandemic.
Supplying the Keynote address of the 5th South Asia Discussion Forum on Sustainable Growth Goals in Colombo, he highlighted the top priority affixed to the SDGs by the Federal government, and also claimed that Sri Lanka has actually established its very own nationwide growth targets, driven by the worldwide degree of aspiration.
Prof. Colombage claimed that Sri Lanka, taking into consideration the nationwide context, concerns and also scenarios in its undertakings to attain the SDGs, has actually developed specialized systems to speed up progression in locations that need even more concentrated treatments and also collaborated activity.
The Foreign Assistant explained that the socio-economic effects of Covid-19 will certainly be the best obstacle for the South Asia area in accomplishing progression in the direction of SDGs, and also as necessary, making sure appropriate and also continual funding for growth would certainly be an obstacle.
As Sri Lanka is reconstructing the economic situation after the pandemic, the Foreign Assistant re-affirmed Sri Lanka’s steady dedication to staying involved and also promoting global teamwork for locate transformative paths to attain lasting growth.
The discussion forum co-organized by the United Nations Economic and also Social Payment’s (UNESCAP) South and also South West Asia Workplace, the Sustainable Growth Council of Sri Lanka and also the Foreign Ministry, under the motif “Structure back much better from COVID-19 while progressing the complete execution of the 2030 Schedule”.
Held as the initial global occasion in Sri Lanka throughout the pandemic, it was gone to by 36 delegates from 6 nations, authorities of the ESCAP South and also South-West Asia Workplace, UN authorities in Sri Lanka, Federal government authorities, civil culture, think-tanks, professionals and also various other risk owners.
It led the way to improve understanding of crucial difficulties and also possibilities in the execution of the 2030 Schedule and also the Regional Roadmap to sustain and also match the sub-regional schedule with sharing of experiences and also understanding, the Foreign Ministry claimed.