Colombo (ANI). Sri Lanka is currently going through the worst phase of its history. Alam is that at present Sri Lanka is not in a position to repay any loan taken from abroad on time. The economic condition here has become very bad. Sri Lanka has to borrow again from China only to pay off its debt. Meanwhile, Sri Lanka has also expressed its inability to repay the loan from Bangladesh. After this, taking a big decision, Bangladesh has given one more year to repay the loan of $ 200 million given to Sri Lanka.
According to the news of the Daily Mirror, this decision has been taken on Sunday after an important meeting between the directors of Bangladesh Bank. Giving information about this, Central Bank spokesman Sirajul Islam said that the deadline for repayment of the loan given to Sri Lanka should be increased.
has been dropped. However, no changes have been made in other conditions during this period. Let us inform that for the first time Bangladesh had given loan to any other country. This loan was given after an agreement made in May 2021. According to this deal, Sri Lanka had to repay this debt within three months. But due to the financial and political crisis in the country, Sri Lanka has proved to be a complete failure. For this reason, Bangladesh has extended the loan repayment period.
On Thursday, Bangladesh also sent emergency medical supplies to Sri Lanka. Let us tell you that for the first time since independence, such a crisis has come in front of Sri Lanka. During a token handover ceremony, Bangladesh Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen and Health Minister Zahid Malek handed over a few boxes of medicines to Sri Lanka High Commissioner Sudarshan DS Senaviratne in Bangladesh at the State Guest House Padma. On this occasion, Momin said that this is a sign of solidarity and friendship from his country to Sri Lanka. According to him, both the countries are completing fifty years of mutual relations. On this occasion, Sudarshan not only thanked Bangladesh on behalf of Sri Lanka but also called it a big step towards further strengthening the friendship between the two countries.
According to the information, Essential Drugs Company Limited, which is an indigenous company of Bangladesh, in association with Bangladesh Association of Pharmaceuticals Company, has gifted medicines worth 100 million Taka to Sri Lanka. Significantly, emergency has been imposed in Sri Lanka on Friday.
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