NEW DELHI (Reuters) – The Worldwide Financial Fund (IMF) mentioned it’s hoping for a decision to Sri Lanka’s political turmoil that may enable a resumption of talks for a bailout package deal after a violent day of protests.
Sri Lanka’s President Gotabaya Rajapaksa will resign on Wednesday after 1000’s of protesters stormed his official residence and secretariat on Saturday, an official mentioned. Protesters additionally set hearth to Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe’s non-public residence.
“We hope for a decision of the present state of affairs that may enable for resumption of our dialogue on an IMF-supported program,” the IMF mentioned in an announcement.
(Reporting by Uditha Jayasinghe; Modifying by Edmund Klamann)
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