May 09, 2017

Philippines to support SL's sustainable development

The government of Philippines has pledged to extend its fullest support for Sri Lanka’s sustainable development programmes.

This assurance was given by Philippines Finance Minister Carlos Dominguez at a meeting with visiting Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake on the sidelines of the 50th annual conference of the Asian Development Bank in Yokohoma, Japan.

They also discussed ways and means to further strengthen economic relations between the two countries.

Lauding Sri Lanka’s efforts towards sustainable development, Philippines Finance Minister Carlos Dominguez said that his country is ready to support Sri Lanka in every possible manner.