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* Government to formulate a national action plan for disabled people in Sri Lanka
Sun, Feb 16, 2014, 01:30 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Feb 16, Colombo: The government of Sri Lanka plans to formulate a national action plan for the disabled people in the country.

Social Services Minister Felix Perera has recommended to the Cabinet of Ministers to formulate a national action plan for the disabled in the country and the Cabinet has granted approval.

Minister Perera noted that approximately Rs. 65 billion has been allocated in the Medium Term Budgetary Framework 2014-2016 to implement government policies on differently-abled communities.

The national action plan will also target the integration of differently-abled persons into society as equally important segments.

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