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Sri Lankan president calls for unity govt to resolve economic crisis

The developments come after Gotabaya Rajapaksa declared a state of emergency on Friday, following protests over the economic hardship faced by the people of the country

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Economic Crisis | sri lanka | SAARC

Reuters  |  Colombo 



File photo of Gotabaya Rajapaksa
Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa

Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa called for a unity government on Monday to deal with the country's economic crisis, as cabinet ministers and the central bank governor offered to resign and stock trading was halted twice because of a plunge in share prices.

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First Published: Mon, April 04 2022. 12:51 IST

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