Sri Lankan governor resigns amid massive economic crisis

Ajith Nivard Cabraal

The Central Bank of Sri Lanka’s central bank governor has resigned after seven months in office as the country’s economic and humanitarian crisis worsens.

Ajith Nivard Cabraal announced his resignation today (April 4), as did all cabinet ministers except the prime minister. Finance minister Basil Rajapaksa, one of three brothers who have been running the government, was among those who stepped down.

Reporters said that large crowds of Sri Lankans are today demonstrating against the food

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