Sri Lanka well ahead
Sep 22, 2010 8:00:00 PM - aussieindolanka.com
Sri Lanka has incorporated Millennium Development Goals key performance indicators in our national budget policies, President Mahinda Rajapaksa said. Speaking at the Summit of the Millennium Development Goals in New York, he pointed out that as a result Sri Lanka has already attained or is on track to attain the MDGs, despite formidable odds, including the almost thirty years of a violent terrorist movement and the December 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami.
"In terms of universal primary enrolment and completion, we had recorded a level of almost one hundred percent (100%) by year 2007.