Prime Minister discusses progress of debt-restructuring with IMF Executive Director

Prime Minister Dinesh Gunawardena held a discussion with Dr Krihsnamurthy Subramanian, Executive Director of International Monetary Fund (IMF) at the Temple Trees in Colombo today (October 23).

Dr Subramanium briefed the progress of the agreed programme and sought advice of the Prime Minister about the required assistance for the government’s mid-term as well as long term plans for economic progress.

The Prime Minister briefed the IMF Executive Director about the measures taken and explained the progress of the welfare scheme under which the monetary assistance to the weaker segment of the society have been directly deposited to bank accounts.

Secretary to the Prime Minister, Anura Dissanayake and Central Bank’s Director of Economic Research Dr P K G Harschandra also took part in the discussion.

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