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How Sri Lanka spiralled into its current economic crisis: An explainer

Analysts say that economic mismanagement by successive governments has weakened Sri Lanka's public finances, leaving national expenditure in excess of income

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sri lanka | Economic Crisis | Ranil Wickramasinghe

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Demonstrators wait in line after entering the Presidential Secretariat premises, after President Gotabaya Rajapaksa fled, amid the country's economic crisis, in Colombo (Photo: Reuters)
Demonstrators wait in line after entering the Presidential Secretariat premises, after President Gotabaya Rajapaksa fled, amid the country's economic crisis, in Colombo (Photo: Reuters)

Sri Lanka's looks to have finally toppled President Gotabaya .

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First Published: Sun, July 10 2022. 16:09 IST

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