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* Sustainable Development Bill presented in parliament
Mon, Jan 9, 2017, 11:55 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jan 09, Colombo: Prime Minister and Minister of National Policies and Economic Affairs Ranil Wickremesinghe has moved the Bill entitled "Sri Lanka Sustainable Development" before parliament today when the House reconvened after holidays.

The Bill was tabled to provide methodology for the development and implementation of a National Policy and Strategy on Sustainable Development in Sri Lanka. It also includes directives on the establishment of a Sustainable Development Council.

The bill has been approved by the Cabinet of Ministers prior to tabling in the parliament.


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