To be the recognized Voice of the Local Government Authorities in Sri Lanka
To Coordinate a unified approach among the Local Authorities, whilst increasing their effective participation, strengthening their functions and capacity to facilitate their joint actions, establishing good relations, through influential representations at forums and gathering, through sharing best practices, and expertise and maintaining linkages and collaborative relations locally, nationally and internationally.
Driven by the passion of serving the people, the three independent associations constituted by the leaders of local authorities in Sri Lanka National Chapter of Mayors, United Urban Council Associations and All Island Pradeshiya Sabha Chairmen’s association, established the Federation of Sri Lankan Local Government Authorities as the umbrella organization for the three association Objectives.
To co-ordinate a unified approach among Local Government Authorities in Sri Lanka to resolve common issues and develop participatory governance for the wellbeing of citizen
To increase the voices and effective participation of councilors in Local Government planning, development and decision making within the framework of participatory democracy and an associative spirit.
To strengthen the functioning and capacity of Local Government Authorities, and facilitate co-operation among all tiers for effective service delivery and development at all levels.
To encourage and facilitate joint actions to solve common issues and to promote the development of communities and the people.
To establish and maintain good relations and ongoing liaison with Provincial and Central Governments in the shared interests of all levels of government and the citizens of Sri Lanka
To provide a united and influential voice in the representation of Local Governments’ interests on policies, legislation, plans, development programs and other measures affecting them.