US Treasury Secretary expresses support to IMF program

U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Janet L. Yellen has spoken with Sri Lankan President Ranil Wickremesinghe in a phone call on Monday (06).

“During their meeting, Secretary Yellen expressed support for Sri Lanka’s steps towards an IMF-supported program to advance economic reform and achieve a strong and durable recovery.”

The Secretary welcomed Sri Lanka’s commitments to transparency and comparable treatment for all bilateral official and private creditors, a readout by the US Treasury Dept. said.

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