Sri Lanka says housing projects implemented with transparency

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Sri Lanka says housing projects have been implemented with transparency and speed, supported by the political vision of Sri Lankan leaders to provide shelter for all.

High Commissioner and Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka to the United Nations office in Nairobi, Sunil de Silva, paid a courtesy call on Maimunah Mohd Sharif, Executive  Director of the United Nations Human Settlements Pogramme ( UN Habitat).

The High Commissioner appreciated  the long standing relations  between Sri Lanka   and   UN Habitat, spanning four decades starting with the assistance provided to the Colombo Plan. 

UN Habitat presence in Sri Lanka with its donor contributed projects and technical advice  has helped to shape many cities in Sri Lanka.

The Executive Director,  discussing the  new  governance reforms, requested the support of Sri Lanka in strengthening UN Habitat and its mandate.

High Commissioner de Silva reiterated the support of the Government of Sri Lanka in the endeavours of UN Habitat.

Deputy High Commissioner of Sri Lanka Anzul Jhan and Director, External Relations Division of UN-Habitat Christine Musisi were present at the meeting. (Colombo Gazette)

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