International Minister Meets with the UN Resident Coordinator in Colombo

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Minister of International Affairs, Prof. G.L. Peiris met with the United Nations Resident Coordinator Hanna Singer-Hamdy on the Ministry of International Affairs on 01 July, 2022.

Throughout the dialogue, Minister Peiris briefed the Resident Coordinator on the present scenario within the nation, notably with regard to gasoline, meals and pharmaceutical scarcity. He expressed deep appreciation for the humanitarian help being acquired from bilateral and multilateral donors.

The Resident Coordinator defined the present standing of the humanitarian help from the United Nations and its businesses. She said that the instant help prolonged by the UN for Sri Lanka consists of urea for the Maha season, prescription drugs, seeds and a college feeding programme, along with different on-going help programmes.

Minister Peiris additionally elaborated on the progress of the IMF talks and said that the Authorities is in strategy of making ready a brand new finances, considering the measures proposed by the IMF to revive debt sustainability in Sri Lanka.

Ministry of International Affairs



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