Former Sri Lanka captain Sanath Jayasuriya met with Indian Excessive Commissioner of Sri Lanka Gopal Baglay and requested for help to acquire important medicines for the island nation. Throughout his assembly with Excessive Commissioner Baglay, the ace cricketer appreciated India`s help within the type of important provides, together with medicines.
“High Commissioner met cricket legend @Sanath07 and hailed his many achievements for the sport and #SriLanka. The ace cricketer appreciated India’s support in the form of essential supplies, including medicines,” the Indian mission in Sri Lanka tweeted.
Particular thanks to his Excellency Gopal Bhagya For spending time with me at this important juncture. A coronary heart felt thanks to the @narendramodi and the Authorities of India for all the assistance and help given up to now. Could the friendship between our nations prosper. @IndiainSL pic.twitter.com/JAoYMf53u5
— Sanath Jayasuriya (@Sanath07) April 28, 2022
Sanath had made the request throughout a gathering with the Indian Excessive Commissioner on Thursday (April 28), Sri Lanka’s Newswire reported citing sources. Former SL and Mumbai Indians opener has requested Indian assist to acquire medical provides, which has develop into a serious subject because of the present financial disaster within the island nation.
Sanath Jayasuriya additionally requested important most cancers medicines and different life-saving medication. Earlier this month, the previous cricketer had lauded ‘big brother’ India and Prime Minister Narendra Modi for sending assist to the island nation because it battles the worst financial disaster since independence.
Sri Lanka is going through one in every of its worst financial disaster leading to widespread protests towards the Rajapaksa household leaders, together with President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and PM Mahinda Rajapaksa. The recession is attributed to overseas alternate shortages attributable to a fall in tourism through the COVID-19 pandemic, in addition to reckless financial insurance policies, which have resulted within the nation being unable to purchase sufficient gasoline, and folks going through an acute shortage of meals and fundamental requirements, gasoline, and gasoline.
The World Financial institution this week agreed to supply Sri Lanka with $600 million in monetary help to assist meet fee necessities for important imports. “The World Bank has agreed to provide $600 million in financial assistance to address the current economic crisis,” the Sri Lankan president’s media division had stated in a press release on Tuesday.