Sri Lanka appoints committee to review progress of government projects
Colombo (Xinhua) — Sri Lanka’s President Ranil Wickremesinghe has appointed a committee to review the Project Offices (POs) and Project Management Units (PMUs) established to implement or facilitate various projects and programs of the government, the President’s Media Division (PMD) announced on Tuesday.
The PMD said that the committee will comprise three senior government officials.
The appointment of this committee was proposed at the interim budget proposal for 2022 on August 30.
The committee will examine whether the work done through the POs/PMUs can be accomplished under the respective ministry, department or institution by itself, the PMD said.
It will also look at whether respective tasks assigned to POs and PMUs have been accomplished and whether they can carry out the tasks entrusted to them.
“The report containing recommendations of the committee is to be submitted before the 15th of November 2022,” the PMD said.