Jun 12, 2017

ADB grants USD$ 2m as recent disaster relief aid

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) provides US $2 million grant to finance relief efforts of the recent floods and landslides victims in the country.

An agreement in this regard was signed at the Ministry of Finance where Dr R.H.S. Samarathunga Secretary Ministry of Finance and Mass media and Mr Tadateru Hayashi, Senior Country Economists / Officer-in-Charge of the Sri Lanka Resident Mission of the ADB signed respectively at the Finance ministry on June 09.

This $2 million is being provided to the government of Sri Lanka as a grant under ADB’s Asia Pacific Disaster Response Fund to purchase emergency relief materials and help restore community services.

ADB Grant