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A one-day workshop organised by the National Economic Council regarding the government's Joint Economic Development Programme.

President Maithripala Sirisena has instructed the National Economic Council to conduct a one day workshop with the participation of Government Ministers, Parliamentarians, Ministry Secretaries and officials of the Central Bank and the Treasury, regarding the government's Joint Economic Development Programme. The objective is to mainly obtain the participant's views and suggestions, and to educate them comprehensively on this programme.

The National Economic Council met today under the patronage of the President at the Presidential Secretariat. Discussions were held to execute the government's Joint Economic Development Programme in collaboration with the Joint Accelerated Rural Development Programme. The implementation of strategies on short term, long term, macro and micro were focused upon. The discussion focused on integrating all development projects launched under this programme.