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In Sri Lanka, malaria incidence has declined by 99.9% since 1999

Whilst different economic, social, geographic and endemic malaria burden conditions exist in different locations, there is no doubt Sri Lanka suffered badly from malaria in the 90s and early 2000s. This decline in malaria incidence as a result of dedicated malaria control efforts is evidence that dramatic declines in malaria are eminently achievable.

You can read more here: http://www.malarianexus.com/news/malaria-nearly-eliminated-in-sri-lanka/, and the details here: http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0043162