|Partner Ministry/Organization||Department of Technical Education and Training (DTET)|
|Liaison Officer||Mr. J.A. Ranjith
Department of Technical Education and Training
Ministry of Skills Development and Vocational Training
Colombo, Sri Lanka
|Recent Programs Held in the Country||2015: In-Country Program on Institutional Management. December 15-19, 2015.
2013: In-Country Program on Total Quality Management. December 2-6, 2013.
2012: In-Country program on Training Needs Analysis. December 10-14, 2012.
2011: (1) Special In-Country Program on Champion Leaders’ Development Program for TVET Skills for Poverty Alleviation. March 28-April 2, 2011. (2) In-Country program on Research and Development. December 19-23, 2011.
|Ambassador||H.E. Aruni Ranaraja
Ambassador of Sri Lanka
|Address of Embassy/Consulate in Manila||No. 505 Rizal Drive
No. 150, 7th Floor, G.C. Corporate Plaza
Legaspi Street, Legaspi Village
Makati City, Philippines
|GDP (billions)||$82.238 billion (Nominal: 67th, 2016 est.)|
|GDP Per Capita||$3,849 (nominal; 2016)|
|Currency||Sri Lankan Rupee (LKR) = 100 cents|
|Major Exports||textiles and apparel, pharmaceuticals, tea, spices, diamonds, emeralds, coconut products, rubber manufactures, fish|
|Major Imports||textile fabrics, mineral products, petroleum, foodstuffs, machinery and transportation equipment|
|Major Industries||processing of rubber, tea, coconuts, tobacco and other agricultural commodities; telecommunications, insurance, banking; tourism, shipping; clothing, textiles; cement, petroleum refining, information technology services, construction|
|Major Export Partners||United States 26.1%, United Kingdom 9%, India 7.2%, Germany 4.3% (2015)|
|Major Import Partners||India 24.6%, China 20.6%, UAE 7.1%, Singapore 5.9%, Japan 5.7% (2015)|
|Foreign Exchange Reserves||$7.2 Billion|
|Population below Poverty Line||4.3%|
|Gini Coefficient||36.4% (2015)|
|Ease of Doing Business Rank||110th (out of 190)|
|Employment Rate||95.7% (2016, est.)|
|Unemployment Rate||4.3% (2016, est.)|
|Type of Government||Unitary semi-presidential constitutional republic|
|Head of State||Maithripala Sirisena (President)|
|Head of Government||Ranil Wickremesinghe (Prime minister)|
|Legislating Body/Bodies||Sri Lankan Parliament|