Sri Lanka’s new prime minister has told the BBC an economic crisis that has brought misery and unrest is “going to get worse before it gets better”.
Prime Minister has told the BBC he would ensure families get three meals a day
Appealing to the world for more financial help, he said “there won’t be a hunger crisis, we will find food”.
The new PM described the Sri Lankan economy as “broken”, but he said his message to Sri Lankans was to “be patient, I will bring things back”.
"We will have to look for help from outside and talk to them"
In his first interview since taking office, Sri Lanka's new PM Ranil Wickremesinghe told @BBCRajiniV he would ensure families get food, medicine and fuelhttps://t.co/5jzuxQhGT4 pic.twitter.com/8HU9rYG0uA
— BBC News India (@BBCIndia) May 13, 2022