Canada issues warning to Canadians in SL over deteriorating economic situation in SL

January 14, 2022 at 10:32 PM

Canada has issued a warning to Canadians in Sri Lanka about the deteriorating economic situation in Sri Lanka.


The economic situation is deteriorating in Sri Lanka. The economic crisis is leading to shortages of basic necessities including medicines, fuel and food.

  • The economic instability may affect the delivery of public services, including healthcare.
  • Limited access to resources could also contribute to a deterioration in the security environment.
  • Keep supplies of food, water and fuel on hand in case of lengthy disruptions.Long line-ups may be experienced at grocery stores, gas stations, and pharmacies.
  • Monitor local media for information related to food and fuel shortages.