President Ranil Wickremesinghe says that there is no other option left today other than the IMF agreement and in the absence of any other active option, it is to approve this. He said this while joining today’s debate in Parliament on the IMF loan and making a special statement.
"Let's all work together. IMF members come once every 6 months so we discuss with them. We need to look at every aspect. Some banks say that they cannot face this. They say the stock market will crash, if it crashes I will close it. The president added that despite the collapse of banking services, the collapse of the stock market, and the impact on the employees' provident fund, the domestic debt restructuring program cannot be stopped.
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