Our neighbour is bleeding. Poor governance, corruption and a lot of foreign debt. The story of Sri Lanka is heart wrenching, unsettling and disruptive. Sri Lanka’s annual inflation was at 18.5% in March 2022.
What is the country’s condition today, and how did it reach such a diminutive state? We shall find out today.
As distressing as the below facts are going to be, this is the truth of a country that has fallen into a debt trap, or should we say debt-trap diplomacy (if you know what I mean!)? And now, it is the people who suffer. While you read this from the comfort of your air-conditioned room, people in Sri Lanka stand in queues that extend 2-3 km long for food and fuel.
about 2 months ago