The Select Committee of Parliament on the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development held a press conference to brief the media personnel on the Interim Report of the said committee on Sustainable Development Goals which was tabled in the Parliament by its Chairman, the Hon. Thilanga Sumathipala on 08.08.2017. The media briefing was held in the Parliamentary Complex on 08.08.2017.
The 2030 Agenda places people at the centre of the development process. The Government of Sri Lanka is committed to work towards the UN 2030 Agenda for SDGs. The Parliament will play a vital role at the forefront through its law-making, budgeting and oversight functions.