A Climate Resilience Improvement Project (CRIP) organized a 1st Project Progress Review meeting with the World Bank review mission. The meeting was held on 12th august 2014, in Mahaweli Authority of Sri Lanka at Colombo. Total of 54 representatives including the World Bank mission team, project stakeholders and other relevant national level agencies participated in the meeting. This marked as the first time delegates from the World Bank for the CRIP. Project progress was presented at the meeting by the implementing agencies. Work plans were also discussed and agreed among the stakeholders of the CRIP.
Mr. Marc Forni – Senior Disaster Risk Management Specialist, Mr. Hendrikus Johannes – Senior Water Resources Specialist and other specialists from the World Bank sat for the meeting. Eng. K.W Ivan de Silva ??? Secretary for Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources Management and Eng. D.C.S Elakanda ??? Director of Climate Resilience Improvement Project and representatives from Department of Irrigation, Road Development Authority, National Building Research Organization (NBRO), Mahaweli Authority of Sri lanka (MASL), Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources Management (MIWRM) and Project Management Unit (PMU) attended the meeting. key stakeholder presented their progress and work plans at the meeting for discussion.