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* Sri Lanka aims to increase per capita income to 4,000 dollars
Sun, Mar 7, 2010, 11:04 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Mar 07, Colombo: The Sri Lankan government targets to increase the country's per capita income to USD 4,000 over the next five years under its Mahinda Chinthana Idiri Dekma manifesto.

The Governor of the Central Bank Ajith Niward Cabral says the Mahinda Chinthana Idiri Dekma manifesto maps out a development plan to increase the per capita income to USD 4,000 by 2015 from the current income of USD 2,000.

In an interview with the state radio this morning, the Governor said the plan is based on development in five sectors - naval, aviation, knowledge, commerce, and energy.

The governor also pointed out the commitment from the general public to develop the country and uplift the living standards of the population.

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