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Establish a Sports School and Academy at Diyagama and preparation of the sport complex for South Asian Games in 2020

Budget Speech para. 188: "Sri Lanka has the honour of hosting the South Asia Games (SAG) in 2020. The Diyagama International Sports Complex, where the SAG games are planned to be held, will be upgraded and expanded which will include the re-laying of the tracks, development of an athletic village, an entertainment area, a muscular skeletal surgery unit etc. We will also establish a Sports School and an Academy at Diyagama which will be the training ground for the majority of our national level athletes." Allocation Revised: According to the progress report received from the responsible institution, the allocation for this promise has been revised from LKR 1,500 million to LKR 1,400 million. This promise was originally assigned to the Ministry of Sports in the Budget Speech.
  • Allocation (Rs. Mn)1,500
  • SectorYouth & Women
  • Ministry / Government Institution : Ministry of Telecommunication, Foreign Employment and Sports
    (Previously the Ministry of Provincial Councils, Local Government and Sports)

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Information on progress was obtained through the progress report received from the responsible government agency in response to a request made by email.

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Based on the information made available, the extent of activities that were expected to be covered in 2018 under the promise that have lapsed to 2019 are 50%. Hence the progress of the promise as at 31 December 2018 was assessed as 50%.

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