Projects not getting
off ground under Rajapaksa – World Bank
A group of visiting World Bank (WB) officials has disclosed
that no projects were getting off ground under the President
Mahinda Rajapaksa led regime.
During an informal meeting with opposition leader Ranil
Wickremesinghe on Friday the WB officials had also expressed
their growing concern over the rampant human rights abuses in
They had however made no indication whether the World Bank was
looking at imposing possible financial restrictions on the
country with the intention of pressurizing the government to
work towards eliminating widespread abuses.