Sri Lankan Prime Minister Seeks Patience to Avert Financial Crisis

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Sri Lanka’s Prime Minister, Ranil Wickremesinghe has said the United Nations has arranged a worldwide public appeal to help the Island Nation cope with critical shortages of food, fuel and medicines.

In his speech to Parliament on Tuesday, Wickremesinghe said the UN plans to provide $48million in assistance over a four-month period.

He noted that the projected funds barely scratch the surface of the $6billion the Island nation needs to stay afloat over the next six months.

The Prime Minister, however, urged the citizens to be united and be patient to use the scarce supplies carefully to avoid nonessential travel.

Written by: Helen Obih

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