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'We are going to die': Food shortage grapples Lanka amid economic crisis

Sri Lanka is facing a dire shortage of foreign exchange, fuel and medicines, and economic activity has slowed to a crawl

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sri lanka | Ranil Wickramasinghe | Economic Crisis

Reuters 



Photo: Bloomberg
Photo: Bloomberg

Sri Lanka's prime minister has warned of a food shortage as the island nation battles a devastating and vowed the government will buy enough fertiliser for the next planting season to boost productivity.

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First Published: Fri, May 20 2022. 11:07 IST

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