Sri Lanka is in the forefront of the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) agenda. It has already achieved several MDGs, especially in the health and education sectors. Sri Lanka has also made great strides in poverty alleviation, child and maternal mortality rates and gender equality. Sri Lanka is on track to achieve the targets for most of the indicators by 2015, the Second Millennium Development Goals Progress Report said.
The report was launched at the Cinnamon Grand Hotel, Colombo yesterday with the participation of Finance Deputy Minister Dr Sarath Amunugama and UNDP Resident Representative Neil Buhne.