He has said that the government is required to several areas of the economy as well as pay back foreign debt.
US$ 3200 m to pay back debt
It is said that there is a total of US$ 3.2 b in debts to be repaid this year.
Certain countries have already called for debt relief from creditor countries and organisations while the World Bank has pledged about US$200 million in aid, Dr. Jayasundera has added.
Speaking with the 'Deshaya' newspaper, he has told that a number of foreign countries and organizations have come forward to assist Sri Lanka.