WATCH : Ranil’s message to Sri Lankan public

May 13, 2022 at 6:51 PM

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”.