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Objectives of the NHREP

The objectives of the National Human Resources and Employment Policy are the following:

  • Promote the attainment of full, decent, productive and freely chosen employment for all men and women in Sri Lanka
  • Promote the productivity of the labour force to improve their competitiveness and enhance employability
  • Provide the fullest possible opportunity to each worker to qualify for and to use his/her skills and endowments in a job for which he/she is well suited, without discrimination, and thereby achieve the Government’s policy frame work for development “Mahinda  Chintana Vision for the future”
  • Safeguard the basic rights and interests of workers in line with international labour standards and national labour laws

Hon. D.E.W. Gunasekera, Senior Minister for Human Resources is leading the formulation process.

Hon. Gamini Lokuge Minister of Labour and Labour Relations and

Hon. Lakshman Seneviratne, Minister of Productivity Promotion

are Deputy Co-Chairs of the National Steering Committee.

Last Updated on Monday, 10 October 2011 03:22  

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