The Canadian High Commission and W.U.S.C. (World University Services in Canada is implementing the ASSET (Advancing Special Skills for Economic Transformation) Project. The team will focus more on women, youth and will also include persons with disabilities. The Employers’ Federation of Ceylon will support to develop the skills of persons with disabilities. In March 2015 the Canadian High Commissioner, Her Excellency Shelley Whiting held a reception to introduce this project at the Canada House. There were representatives from the High Commission of Canada, representatives from W.U.S.C., public and private sector companies and vocational training institutes. Ms. Manique Gunaratne was also invited for the reception.