Sri Lanka seeks Credit Assistance from Russia to import fuel

Sri Lanka seeks Credit Assistance from Russia to import fuel

Sri Lanka seeks Credit Assistance from Russia to import fuel

Written by Zulfick Farzan

06 Jul, 2022 | 4:10 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st); Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa said he had a very productive telephone conversation with Russia President Vladimir Putin.

“While thanking him for all the support extended by his government to overcome the challenges of the past, I requested an offer of credit support to import fuel to Sri Lanka in defeating the current economic challenges,” said the President on Twitter.

President Rajapaksa has also requested to restart Aeroflot operations in Sri Lanka.

“We unanimously agreed that strengthening bilateral relations in sectors such as tourism, trade & culture was paramount in reinforcing the friendship our two nations share,” tweeted the President.

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