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Committee to accomplish SDGs

The Cabinet has approved the proposal jointly tabled by Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa and Foreign Affairs Minister Dinesh Gunwardane to appoint a monitoring committee headed by the Prime Minister to accomplish Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), Government Information Department said.

The Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development was approved by 193 countries including Sri Lanka at the General Assembly of United Nations (UN) in September 2015. The Global Sustainable Development Report 2020 stressed that it is challenging to accomplish many goals out of the 17 recognised goals.

The committee will be headed by the Prime Minister including other relevant Ministers, State Ministers and the Ministry Secretaries for leading and guiding the goals.