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Sri Lanka is warning sign for countries with high debt levels, says IMF Director

Colombo:  International Monetary Fund Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva has said Sri Lanka has become a warning sign for those countries with high debt levels and limited policy space.

Sri Lanka is warning sign for countries with high debt levels, says IMF Director

Colombo:  International Monetary Fund Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva has said Sri Lanka has become a warning sign for those countries with high debt levels and limited policy space.

3-hour power cut announced in Sri Lanka for two days

Colombo/UNI: As Sri Lanka continues to face an economic crisis, the Public Utilities Commission has approved power cuts for three hours on Monday and Tuesday.

Steps discussed to provide essentials: Sri Lankan president Ranil Wickremesinghe

Colombo/UNI: Sri Lanka's Acting President Ranil Wickremesinghe on Saturday said the government has decided to implement an urgent programme to supply fuel, gas and essential food items to the people amid the country's worst economic crisis.

Sri Lanka fuel crisis: Postal services suspended for four nations

Colombo: Sri Lankan authorities have temporarily suspended accepting the postal shipments for the USA, Netherlands, Israel and Russian due to the suspension and restriction of flights to Sri Lanka due to fuel crisis, media reports said on Saturday.

First consignment of diesel arrives in Colombo: Minister

Colombo: Power and Energy Minister Kanchana Wijesekera on Saturday said a consignment of diesel has arrived in the Colombo port.

Sri Lankan Economic Crisis: Supermarkets in Colombo run out of food

Colombo: Supermarkets in Sri Lankan capital city of Colombo are rapidly running out of food and other essential commodities.

Ensure peaceful and constitutional transfer of power in Sri Lanka, urges UN Resident Coordinator

New York: The head of the UN Country Team in Sri Lanka has urged senior politicians to ensure a peaceful transfer of power in line with the national Constitution, following weeks of protests that finally saw the resignation of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa on Thursday.

Sri Lanka begins process of choosing leader to replace ex-President Gotabaya Rajapaksa

Colombo/UNI: Lawmakers in Sri Lanka are about to meet to begin the process of choosing a new leader to serve out the remainder of the term abandoned by the ex-president Gotabaya Rajapaksa, who fled the country and resigned after mass protests over the country’s economic collapse, Khaleej Times reported.

Sri Lankan govt decides to extend school holidays till July 20 amid fuel crisis

Colombo: The Sri Lankan Education Ministry on Friday announced to extend the school holidays till July 20

Sri Lanka crisis: Ranil Wickremesinghe takes oath as interim president

Colombo: Sri Lankan PM Ranil Wickremesinghe on Friday took oath as the new interim President of the country, giving a new twist to the political crisis of the country.

Jubilation breaks out in Sri Lanka over Gotabaya Rajapaksa's resignation

Colombo/IBNS/UNI: Delighted demonstrators greeted news of Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa's resignation with firecrackers on Thursday evening.

Gotabaya resigns as Sri Lankan President: Maldivian Speaker

Male: Gotabaya Rajapaksa on Thursday stepped down as the President of Sri Lanka, Mohamed Nasheed, former Maldivian President and current Speaker said.

Sri Lanka's consensus PM's to be announced on Friday

Colombo: The name of the new Sri Lankan Prime Minister will be announced on Friday, MP Harsha de Silva said on Thursday.

1 killed, 2 assaulted in Sri Lanka protests

Colombo/UNI: A protester was killed in tear-gassing by security forces and two soldiers were in hospital on Thursday after being seriously injured in attacks by demonstrators in the Sri Lankan capital, media reports and officials said.