World Bank helps Sri Lanka “Give credit” 5.5 billion to alleviate the fuel shortage crisis
World Bank helps Sri Lanka – On May 19, Reuters and the Straits Times reported on Sri Lanka’s major economic crisis progress. Prime Minister Ranil Wikramasinghe announced on Wednesday, May 18, local time that
The World Bank offers a short-term pending loan, a long-term loan or a temporary loan pending a permanent source of US$160 million, or over 5.5 billion baht to pay for essential goods to be imported. “We are considering whether this loan can be used for fuel imports,” Prime Minister Wikramasinghe told parliament.
The move comes after Vikrama Singh said publicly on Monday May 16 that Sri Lanka had the last day of fuel remaining. and that it urgently needs foreign currency of almost 2,600 million baht to pay for necessary imported goods
Kanchana Viyeske, Minister of Energy of Sri Lanka Asking people to stop wasting their time waiting in line to buy oil during these two days because the country doesn’t have oil for sale. Amid hopes that gasoline and diesel that Sri Lankan authorities borrow from India will arrive soon to help alleviate the oil shortage crisis.