Apr 22, 2022

An American boost to the SL economy!

The Ministry of Finance states that it has received assurances from the United States of America to strengthen the economy of Sri Lanka.

This assurance was given during a special meeting held in Washington with senior officials from the U.S. State Department and the US Aid Program (USAID).

The relevant discussion had been held at the official residence of the Sri Lankan Ambassador to the United States Mahinda Samarasinghe with the Sri Lankan delegation including the Minister of Finance Ali Sabry. The US State Department experts Donald Lou and John Daniel and US Aid experts Anjali Kaur and Sanjay Ayer participated in the relevant discussion to find solutions to the short- and medium-term challenges facing Sri Lanka.

Meanwhile, the Sri Lankan delegation held another round of talks with the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Crystalina Giorgio on Monday (20th) and confirmed that they will work together to revive the Sri Lankan economy, the Ministry of Finance said.