(UDHAYAM, COLOMBO) – Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund Christine Lagarde said that IMF appreciates the steps taken by Sri Lanka to drive the economy in the correct path with financial discipline.
She appreciated the dedication of the government in this regard.
Prime Minister Wickremesinghe said that at present the country has to face an unexpected challenge while moving towards an economically strengthened country.
As the country is facing one of the worst droughts after 15 years achieving the expected development targets will be difficult said Premier Wickremesinghe.
Meanwhile, the Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake said that the country is assessing the effect of the drought to the economy.