Minister Lakshman Seneviratne has said that Sri Lanka would be one of the best countries like China conducive for investment. He revealed that the World Bank has given this assurance to Sri Lanka. The Minister pointed out that the World Bank was of the view that Sri Lanka would be the best country for investment next to China within the next 12 years. He said he believed if the people, the Public Sector and the Private did their duties to the maximum, Sri Lanka could reach the apex in development
The Minister was speaking at the National Standards Circle Awards Festival. Awards were presented under the School, Public and Private Sector categories. Special Evaluation Standards Awards were also presented to several institutions. Among those present was Western Province Chief Minister Prasanna Ranatunge.