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President holds Ambassadors’ Forum

Envoys assure support to recover from economic crisis

Ambassadors from 23 countries participated
They expressed confidence that SL will get out of the crisis

Ambassadors assured President Ranil Wickremesinghe their support to get the assistance of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to Sri Lanka to recover from the economic crisis.

They made this assurance at the Ambassadors’ Forum on Debt Restructuring and IMF Programme held at the President’s Office chaired by the President yesterday.

Ambassadors from 23 countries, both members and non-members of Paris Club participated at the Forum. The 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 endeavour.

Central Bank Governor 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.

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


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