The Hon. Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe hosted the delegates of EvalColombo2018 at the Temple Trees; his official residence where the National Evaluation Policy of Sri Lanka was launched. Joining the few countries in the world that has a National Policy on Evaluation, Sri Lanka is the first country in the South Asian region to introduce a National Evaluation Policy. With the blessings of His Excellency, the Department of Project Management and Monitoring is in the process of developing a strategic framework to implement this policy.