President Ranil Wickremesinghe said that his focus is on getting Sri Lanka out of bankruptcy and not on the presidential election to be held in 2024. He also mentioned that he has not yet decided whether he will run for the next presidential election or not.
President Ranil Wickramasinghe mentioned this in a meeting with the editors at the Presidential Secretariat.
Explaining how the country planned to recover from bankruptcy, Wickramasinghe said that the government’s aim is to limit expenditure, increase efficiency and systematize. He said that is the expectation of the budget presented on Monday.
The President pointed out that the budget has been presented with a vision of economic recovery in line with the expectations of the International Monetary Fund and the confidence in the country’s economic recovery was shown by the recent investments made by the American International Development Finance Corporation and India’s Adani Group. Colombo Port West Terminal. The President pointed out that if there is no confidence in the country’s economy, such investments will not come.