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Sri Lanka, improving access to financial services

Sri Lanka, improving access to financial services

selected issues.

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Published by Finance and Private Sector Development Unit, South Asia Region, World Bank in Colombo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Financial services industry -- Sri Lanka.,
  • Small business -- Finance -- Sri Lanka.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 101-106).

    Other titlesImproving access to financial services
    ContributionsWorld Bank. South Asia Regional Office. Finance and Private Sector Development Unit.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHG187.S72 S75 2005
    The Physical Object
    Pagination106 p. :
    Number of Pages106
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16327381M
    ISBN 109558908193
    LC Control Number2006454160
    OCLC/WorldCa81953346

    Although the idea of developing Sri Lanka into a regional financial centre (or hub) has been envisioned and discussed since the s, achieving the transformation of vision into reality has proven difficult. The basic legal framework for setting up Sri Lanka as a financial hub was in place when the Banking Act came into effect in Sri Lanka's expenditure on health (both public and private) was around % of GDP, or US$89 per head, in , according to estimates by the World Health Organisation. Despite this low expenditure, the health of the population has made great strides, with life expectancy rising from around 60 in to 74 in , according to the World Bank.

    Sri Lanka Financial Reporting Standards (SLFRS/LKAS) Transparency and Governance through enhanced financial reporting. Page 2 Version receives goods or services from the supplier of those goods or services The output and/or physical access to. Access to financial services and financial inclusion are necessary to reduce world’s poverty and increase prosperity. The World Bank Group and partners set an ambitious goal to achieve Universal Financial Access (UFA) by

    Education in Sri Lanka has a long history that dates back two millennia. The Constitution of Sri Lanka provides free education as a fundamental right. Sri Lanka's population had an adult literacy rate of % in , which is above average by world and regional er literacy in % and phone users in %, website users 32% in Education plays a major part in. The Directors are responsible for preparing and presenting the financial statements of the Company and the Group to reflect a true and fair view of the state of affairs. The Directors are of the view that these financial statements have been prepared in conformity with the requirements of Sri Lanka .


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