(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The government has accepted the importance in having a national evaluation policy for its development drive and will launch the National Evaluation Policy by July, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said.
The Prime Minister said this in response to a question posed to him by MP Buddhika Pathirana in Parliament yesterday as to whether the preparation of a national evaluation policy for the development of the country was made.
“The government has understood the importance in having a national evaluation policy in its development drive. Many of the developed countries have obtained favourable results through the implementing of a national evaluation policy.
The national evaluation policy formulation commenced under the National Policy and Economic Affairs Ministry in July 2017 and is currently being carried out by the Project Management and Monitoring Department under the Project Management, Youth Affairs and Southern Development Ministry.