President, PM unveil “Vision 2025” economic development plan today

President Maithripala Sirisena will unveil the proposed eight year economic development plan “Vision 2025” today.

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe will be present on the occasion.

The launch will take place at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall at 2.30 p.m. with the participation of the members of the unity government.

State Minister of Finance Eran Wickremeratne speaking to the Daily News said “Vision 2025” is a holistic plan which primarily focuses on youth in Sri Lanka who are the leaders of tomorrow. The plan maps out the development journey of Sri Lanka in the coming years, he explained.

State Minister Wickremeratne also said a significance of the plan is that it exceeds the term of 8th Parliament, implying that the plan is long termed and solid.

He further pointed out that the last two years of the Yahapalana government was solely dedicated to restoring democracy and rebalancing the legislative, Executive and judiciary powers.

State Minister Wickremaratne also said the government was dedicated to the reconciliation process while preparing a platform for war-victims to voice their grievances. He also stressed that Sri Lanka has now strengthen its diplomatic relations with the international community.

“The next eight years, based on Vision 2025, will primarily focus on rapid and sustainable economic development in the country, State Minister of Finance also said.

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