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Colombo Plan offers training programs

Patricia Yoon-Moi Chia

Ramani Kangaraarachchi The Colombo Plan will offer another set of training programs to the Sri Lankan public and private sector in the fields of finance, trade, SMEs development, environment planning, project planning and management and public financial governance shortly. Colombo Plan Secretary General Patricia Yoon Moi Chia said that ten training programs will be held […]

Empowering SMEs a challenge

Ramani Kangaraarachchi Entrepreneurship is widely seen as a prerequisite for economic development and today businesses are challenged due to stiff competition, rapid development of new technologies and globalization, Deputy Finance Minister Dr. Sarath Amunugama said. Speaking at the inauguration of the training program on ‘Entrepreneurship Development using the Blue Ocean strategy’ organized by the Colombo […]

Colombo Plan celebrates 59th anniversary

Ramani KANGARAARACHCHI The Colombo Plan Secretariat will bring a group of 20 international participants to Colombo for entrepreneurship development under its program for private sector development. Speaking at its 59th anniversary celebrations at JAIC Hilton, the Colombo Plan Secretariat ,Secretary General Patricia Yoon Moi Chia said that five places in this program will be given […]

The Colombo Plan 59th Anniversary

The Colombo Plan 59th Anniversary

Building is made up by walls, an organization thus, relied on the people

Building is made up by walls, an organization thus, relied on the people

[Sourced from Buletin PPTD, 1 July, 2010]

International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking – Supplementary

International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking - Supplementary

International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking to be commemorated in Colombo

Ms. Dato' Patricia Yoon-Moi CHIA, Secretary General the Colombo Plan said the Colombo Plan has functioned for 59 years in Sri Lanka.

It is the paramount duty of the people to take urgent steps to prevent the youth from addiction to drugs since it destroys the potentialities for personal development and his / her contribution to the nation. Various agencies the police, Excise Department, Ministries of Education Culture and Sports have pooled their resources to achieve this […]

In the field of Drug Control: Colombo Plan enhances human resource of member countries

In the field of Drug Control: Colombo Plan enhances human resource of member countries The Colombo Plan is the first regional organization to address the drug abuse problem in the Asia-Pacific region since the inception of the Colombo Plan Drug Advisory Program (CPDAP) in 1973. Currently, the Colombo Plan is the biggest stakeholder in drug […]

Sri Lankan public and private sectors: Colombo Plan training opportunities

Patricia Yoon-Moi Chia

Ramani Kangaraarachchi The Colombo Plan will offer training opportunities to Sri Lankan public and private sectors shortly. Colombo Plan General Secretary Patricia Yoon-Moi Chia told Daily News Business that there will be eight specialized short-term training courses in May and June in Korea, Indonesia and Malaysia. Out of these eight programs, four of them are […]

GDP growth could be higher than 7.2 %: Pranab Mukherjee

GREAT LEGACY: Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee (second from right) along with Secretary General, The Colombo Plan, Dato’ Patricia Yoon-Moi Chia (right), U.S. Ambassador to Sri Lanka Patricia A. Butenis (left), and Ashok Chawla, Finance Secretary, releasing a compendium in New Delhi on Wednesday.

India leads in global recovery process’ Stress on PPP model for upgrading infrastructure — PHOTO: SHANKER CHAKRAVARTY   NEW DELHI: Upbeat on the pace of economic recovery during the second half of 2009-10, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday maintained that the final GDP (gross domestic product) growth numbers for the fiscal year could show […]

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