Contributing to the prosperity of our nation through efficient & effective public enterprises


To build a network of profitable & successful public enterprises which are pillars of strength of Sri Lanka’s economy

The establishment of the Ministry of Public Enterprise Development is marked by the declaring of it as a new Ministry on 06th September 2015 by the new government that was formed after the general election held on 17th August 2015.

In terms of the functions and roles of this Ministry that were published in the Gazette Extraordinary No.1933/13 of 21 September 2015 and the Gazette Extraordinary No.1942/10 of 24 November 2015, the Ministry has been assigned with the responsibility of a large number of public enterprises and underutilized assets.

Ministry of Public Enterprise Development was established in Sep 2015, with a mandate to restructure the state owned enterprises (SOE's) in Sri Lanka around 90 institutions are currently under the purview of the Ministry.

Ministry of Public Enterprise Development
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