Colombo / Washington – The World Bank has stepped in to provide emergency assistance to Sri Lanka, which is going through an economic crisis. The Colombo Gazette reports that the World Bank Vice-President Hartwig Schafer met with Sri Lankan Finance Minister Ali Sabry in Washington.
World Bank ready to provide emergency support to Sri Lanka: COLOMBO (News 1st); Minister of Finance Ali Sabry P.C. and his delegation, met with the top officials of the World Bank & the International Finance Corporation (IFC) including Country… https://t.co/3R90BKGAdj #srilanka pic.twitter.com/ADZcxNO8VH
— Financial Chronicle (@ChronicleLK) April 20, 2022
Schafer said that the World Bank is concerned and will provide essential medicines, other health items, food and educational facilities. Discussions were also held on taking necessary measures to deal with the economic crisis, as well as issues related to the financial protection of Sri Lankan citizens through stability.