Sri Lanka-IMF technical level discussions underway


Discussions between the visiting representatives of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) commenced a short awhile ago at CBSL premises.

The IMF delegation, led by Peter Breuer and Masahiro Nozaki, arrived last evening and will remain in the island till 31 August.

The objective of the discussions is to make progress towards reaching a staff-level agreement on a potential IMF Extended Fund Facility (EFF) arrangement in the near future.