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Demonstrators in Sri Lanka are getting furious. All the protesters have taken over the Rashtrapati Bhavan. All of them say that the time for change we were waiting for has arrived. At the same time, in the midst of all this, the President, hiding from the Army Headquarters, has announced his resignation on July 13. Not only this, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has already resigned in view of the increasing violence.
America made this appeal to the leaders of Sri Lanka
The US has asked the leaders of Sri Lanka to take any major steps quickly to achieve economic stability. A State Department spokesman said any new government should act swiftly to identify and implement solutions that would achieve long-term economic stability and address the discontent of the Sri Lankan people.
Protesters set fire to Prime Minister’s private residence in Colombo
Thousands of protesters stormed the official residence of the Sri Lankan president and set fire to the prime minister’s private residence in Colombo on Saturday as anger intensified over the country’s worst economic crisis in seven decades.
IMF gave confidence about bailout package
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) said it was hoping for a solution to Sri Lanka’s political turmoil that would allow talks for a bailout package to resume after protests turned violent. “We look forward to a resolution to the current situation that will allow the resumption of our negotiations on an IMF-backed program,” the IMF said in a statement.