A man holds a Sri Lankan national flag during a protest, calling for the resignation of president over the alleged failure to address the economic crisis, outside the Parliament complex in Colombo, Sri Lanka on Thursday. Photo: EPA-EFE
A man holds a Sri Lankan national flag during a protest, calling for the resignation of president over the alleged failure to address the economic crisis, outside the Parliament complex in Colombo, Sri Lanka on Thursday. Photo: EPA-EFE
Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka’s Rajapaksa appoints advisory panel for debt crisis, IMF talks

  • Sri Lanka has been suffering from shortages of fuel, power, food and other items as it struggles to pay for imports due to a lack of foreign exchange holdings
  • Crisis touched off political chaos this week when the entire cabinet of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa quit, followed by the resignation of the central bank chief

A man holds a Sri Lankan national flag during a protest, calling for the resignation of president over the alleged failure to address the economic crisis, outside the Parliament complex in Colombo, Sri Lanka on Thursday. Photo: EPA-EFE
A man holds a Sri Lankan national flag during a protest, calling for the resignation of president over the alleged failure to address the economic crisis, outside the Parliament complex in Colombo, Sri Lanka on Thursday. Photo: EPA-EFE
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