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* Central Bank says reports of statements purportedly made by the Governor are false
Tue, Aug 16, 2022, 08:13 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Aug 16, Colombo: The Central Bank of Sri Lanka Tuesday said news Items referring to statements made by the Governor of the Central Bank on various websites and social media platforms are erroneous.

Sinhala translations of articles construed to be authored by the Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka, Dr. Nandalal Weerasinghe, in English, have been circulating in websites and social media platforms these days, the Central Bank noted.

For example, since of late, there has been numerous instances where articles under the topic “Inflation is not a Problem, but a Solution…..This Economic Crisis may be the best thing that happened to us – says Central Bank Governor” or similar topics have been circulating widely in social media.

“Please be informed that neither Dr. Nandalal Weerasinghe nor the Central Bank of Sri Lanka is responsible for the article on the topic of “Inflation is not a problem, but a solution” authored by other individuals under the guise of Dr. Nandalal Weerasinghe or the contents thereof,” the Central Bank said in a statement.

 

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