Sri Lanka best country in SA for elders

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Sri Lanka is the best country in South Asia for elder people to live, according to the Global Watch Index report.

Globally ranked 46th, in the index, which measures the quality of life- using income security, health, personal capability, and enabling environment for people aged 60 and older.

Sri Lanka has out performed its South Asian neighbours where Bangladesh is ranked 67th, Nepal is ranked one place above the India at 70 due to the government’s social investments.

Indian is raked at 71 out of 96 worldwide countries while Pakistan took 92nd place.

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