Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Closed Schools and Halt Non-essential Govt Services Amid Economic Crisis

Sri Lanka Closed Schools and Halt Non-essential Govt Services Amid Economic Crisis

Sri Lanka is in heavy debt and has been confronting a financial crisis for a long time. Due to this, now the country has begun a two-week shutdown, followed by closed schools and halted all non-essential services. The country took this step to conserve fast-depleting fuel reserves. The International Monetary Funds opened the talks with…

Rajapaksa Quits From Prime Minister Position Amid Crisis

Rajapaksa Quits From Prime Minister Position Amid Crisis

As per the Sri Lankan government’s spokesperson, Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa resigned on Monday amid the island nation’s biggest economic crisis since independence, which has led to widespread protests in the country.   “The prime minister has sent his letter of resignation to the president,” the government officials said to the news agency Reuters. Moreover, PTI…