Forex crisis
Sri Lanka crisis IMF releases statement after “significant progress” in talks with Sri Lanka, fuel supplies halted and schools closed

The lack of fuel has brought the entire nation to a halt and severely affected other sectors – one of them being education. Starting June 20, at least three universities and schools in the main cities have remained closed

Pakistani left organizes protests against rising inflation as economy staggers

Protestors raised slogans against inflation and the anti-people policies of the International Monetary Fund. The national government, led by Shehbaz Sharif, is adopting drastic measures to convince international lending authority for a bailout package. 

Sri Lanka economic crisis Sri Lanka deploys army to distribute fuel amid the country’s worst economic crisis in decades

The decision to deploy military personnel comes after Sri Lanka reported four deaths in 48 hours in fuel queues this week as people lined up for hours outside filling stations after a sudden hike in prices of essential commodities.

Food crisis Sri Lanka Sri Lanka nears complete economic meltdown as food shortage worsens

After its foreign currency reserves dropped to USD 1.6 billion in November last year, Sri Lanka’s economic crisis has snowballed at an alarming rate with acute shortage of essential commodities, food and fuel