Sri Lanka: What is the source of the crisis? how severe the situation what will happen next

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A collection of things you should know about the Sri Lanka crisis After the president fled the country The political turmoil is not over.

On July 13, 2022, Al Jazeera reported that An unprecedented severe economic crisis ItSLOTXOappears to have successfully overthrown Sri Lankan President Kotabaya Rajapaksa, forcing him to eventually flee to the Maldives.



Here's what to know about the ongoing political turmoil in Sri Lanka.

What happened to Sri Lanka?
Rajapaksa fled to the Maldives early Wednesday morning. After several months of turmoil ended. When protesters occupied the presidential palace and residence

Ranil Wickremesinghe, Prime Minister of Sri Lanka Declaration of emergency and curfew As a result, thousands of people came out to demand that he resign. and surrounded his palace in Colombo.

The police fired several shots of tear gas. And a military helicopter took off to check the situation for a moment. But nothing seems to deter the protesters. When violence and political turmoil take over the tiny island nation of 22 million people.

The President of the National Assembly said Rajapaksa has approved Wikrom Singhe to act as acting president. By citing a section of the Constitution relating to times when the President is unable to perform his duties.



How severe will this crisis be?
The burden of debt has "collapsed" Sri Lanka's economy, with the government unable to pay for food, fuel and medicine.

Sri Lanka receives assistance from neighboring countries such as India, China and the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

Wickremesinghe, who took office in May, said the country's economy was heading to a bottom.
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