PM holds talks with IMF Chief


Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe held a discussion on Tuesday (7), evening with Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Kristalina Georgieva, regarding the present economic situation.

The PM’s Office said the Managing Director expressed her willingness to support Sri Lanka in these difficult times.

The Prime Minister requested that the staff-level delegation from the IMF visit Sri Lanka as soon as possible, so that an agreement could be finalised.

The Prime Minister said negotiations regarding bridge financing were reliant on Sri Lanka and the IMF concluding a staff-level agreement.