The IMF hopes for a resolution in Sri Lanka. The International Monetary Fund says it is closely monitoring the current situation in Sri Lanka and hopes for a resolution that will allow the dialogue on an IMF-supported program to resume.
” We hope for a resolution of the current situation that will allow for resumption of our dialogue on an IMF-supported program,,” said the IMF in a statement.
According to an official, Sri Lanka’s President Gotabaya Rajapaksa will resign on Wednesday after thousands of protesters stormed his official residence and secretariat on Saturday. Protesters also set fire to the private residence of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe.