No orders to “Devalue” Sri Lanka Rupee: Central bank of Sri Lanka


The Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) has refused the informations on devaluing Sri Lankan Rupee with immediate effect and confirmed that they had not given such orders to any Licensed Banks.

“The general public is hereby informed that there is no basis whatsoever for such claims, and the CBSL has not made any change to its stance or the operational arrangements on the determination of the exchange rate,” the CBSL said in a statement.

“The public is also advised not to rely on false and misleading information that is being circulated through social and conventional media,”

“Any official statement issued by the CBSL will be made by the Governor, Deputy Governor or any other authorised official of the CBSL identified by name and designation,” he added.

Such rumours are spreading in the time Sri Lanka has facing foreign exchange crisis. The country has been getting loans from China, Bangladesh to manage this crisis.

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