Grant relief period to repay loans-President

2020-03-25 at 18:52

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has requested international financial institutions to grant a relief period to repay loans or postpone the repayment of loans due to the threat posed by the coronavirus.

The President requested the Director General of the World Health Organization to present a request to bilateral and multilateral institutions donor representative institutions.

The Head of State noted the concession will support developing nations for the management of social distancing, health and social security systems amidst the COVID-19 outbreak.