In partnership with Ministry of Disaster Management, the Asia Pacific Alliance for Disaster Management in Sri Lanka (A-PAD SL) conducted a workshop for the private sector as to mainstreaming disaster risk reduction. The workshop was attended by policy decision makers from private companies. The Secretary to the Ministry, Director General Disaster Management Centre and the Director Mitigation and Research facilitated the workshop. The report compiled by A-PAD is widely distributed among the private sector in Sri Lanka. The formulation of guidelines by the Ministry based on the recommendations of the working groups is in progress.