Sends 76,000 Tonnes Fuel To SriLanka By India, In Last 24 Hours.Total Supply More Than 2,70,000 Tonnes.Work @ Credit Line.
Last 24 hours, at total of 76,000 tonnes of fuel were delivered to Sri Lanka and the total supply of fuel under Indian assistance now stands at more than 2,70,000 tonnes.
Now Sri Lanka faces a severe economic crisis, India is providing fuel to Colombo so that it can meet some of its immediate needs and help stabilise its domestic economy.
Sri Lanka has been plunged into political turmoil, with President Gotabaya Rajapaksa under pressure to resign as protests escalate over an economic crisis.
The island nation of 22 million people is experiencing acute shortages of food, fuel and other essentials — along with record inflation and crippling power cuts , which have inflicted widespread misery in the most painful downturn since independence from Britain in 1948.