Monday, May 25, 2009

Developing the north


(May 25, Colombo, Sri Lanka Guardian)
The end of nearly three decades of conflict this week also brought other good news to Sri Lanka and the business community. On Thursday, an IMF spokesperson told reporters in Washington that the proposed $1.9 billion loan talks with the Sri Lanka government are on track and "at an advanced stage in the discussions with the authorities.” “We do not have a definitive scheduled executive board but we look forward to having a programme brought to the board for approval in the coming weeks," Caroline Atkinson was quoted as saying. Full text Share on Facebook