Lankapage Logo CP 22 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Foreign ambassadors assure support to recover Sri Lanka from the economic crisis
Fri, Sep 23, 2022, 09:36 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Sept 23, Colombo: The foreign ambassadors to Sri Lanka have assured President Ranil Wickremesinghe their support to get the assistance of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to recover the island nation from the worst economic crisis in its history.

The envoys have given this assurance at the Ambassadors’ Forum on Debt Restructuring and IMF Program held Thursday evening at the President’s Office chaired by the President.

Ambassadors from 23 countries, both members and non-members of Paris Club participated at the Forum, President’s Media Division said.

The foreign ambassadors expressed their confidence that Sri Lanka would be able to get out of this situation.

President Ranil Wickremesinghe emphasized that it was the government’s expectation to overcome the economic challenge that the country is facing and assured that all possible measures would be taken in the endeavor.

Governor of the Central Bank Dr. Nandalal Weerasinghe and Finance Ministry Secretary Mahinda Siriwardana explained the progress of the discussions held with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the current economic situation in Sri Lanka.

President Ranil Wickremesinghe said that it was a challenge the country had to face to ensure a better future for the next generation. The President said further that transparency and equal treatment would be ensured and maintained at all times.

Ministers of State Ranjith Siyambalapitiya, Tharaka Balasuriya, Shehan Semasinghe, Senior Adviser to the President on National Security, Chief of Presidential Staff Sagala Ratnayaka, Secretary to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Aruni Wijewardane and government officials attended the event.

 

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories ::
Police battle with robbers to recover hijacked petrol bowser
-- [16 minutes ago]
Paddy Marketing Board buys over 570 MT of paddy crop from Vavuniya farmers
-- [36 minutes ago]
Value Added Special Rice Flour Production Project launched
-- [1 hour and 40 minutes ago]
GCE A/L students to be awarded scholarships from the President’s Fund
-- [3 hours ago]
President lto eave on official visit to Japan and Philippines
-- [3 hours ago]
Sri Lanka Customs nabs Buddhist monk attempting to smuggle illegal items worth over Rs.30 million
Aeroflot to resume services to Sri Lanka from the 9th October
Sri Lanka pledges to ‘build back better’ from the current crisis
President to leave for Japan tonight to attend former Japanese Prime Minister Abe’s funeral
First solar-powered boat service in the country commences

Copyright © 2000, 2020 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.