(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – The International Monetary Fund has assured its commitment to work with Sri Lanka when the State Minister of Finance Shehan Semasinghe met with the Managing Director of the IMF Kristalina Georgieva Monday (17).
State Minister of Finance Shehan Semasinghe has concluded the IMF- World Bank annual meeting with a bilateral discussion with the IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva yesterday.
Governor of the Central Bank Dr. Nandalal Weerasinghe also participated in the discussions.
The Managing Director has commended the Sri Lanka government on the difficult, yet essential, reforms that it had undertaken to restore economic stability.
Georgieva also assured the IMF’s commitment to work with Sri Lanka to place the country on a stable and sustained growth path as early as possible, Minister Semasinghe said in a Twitter message.
The Sri Lankan delegation led by the State Minister Semasinghe also participated in a discussion with the Director of the Asia Pacific Department of the IMF, Mr. Krishna Srinivasan and his staff.
The two sides engaged in a productive and extensive discussion about the ‘Proposed Extended Fund Facility’ program for Sri Lanka, the Minister said.