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Rs. 251 Billion for Northern Province Development

May 23, 2011 4:21:46 AM - news.lk

CABRALThe Governor of the Central Bank Mr. Nivard Cabraal, disclosed that under fast-tracked processes through several schemes 38,277 loans to the value of 4,097 billion rupees had been given in the Northern Province and 26,577 loans to the value of 2,170 million has been given by various private and state banks. The Governor said the state was putting billions of dollars in to the Northern and Eastern Provinces to improve infrastructure in sanitation, water supply, power, roads, irrigation and health which will help sustain growth for years to come.