Sri Lanka Crisis | ‘Hope India Will Continue To Assist Their People & Govt’: Sonia Gandhi Expresses Solidarity
New Delhi: Amid the continuing political disaster in Sri Lanka, the Congress, expressing solidarity with its individuals, hoped that India will proceed to help the island nation in coping with the present scenario, information company PTI reported. In an announcement issued by Congress president Sonia Gandhi, she stated that the Indian Nationwide Congress has been following the evolving political scenario in Sri Lanka with concern.
“The financial challenges, rising costs and absence of meals, gasoline and important commodities have brought about monumental hardships and misery among the many individuals there,” the assertion stated, including, “The Congress celebration expresses its solidarity with Sri Lanka and its individuals on this second of grave disaster and hopes they’ll have the ability to overcome it.”
Assertion of Congress President Smt. Sonia Gandhi relating to the evolving political scenario in Sri Lanka pic.twitter.com/h2rIUZgIJc
— Congress (@INCIndia) July 10, 2022
“We hope that India will proceed to help the individuals and authorities of Sri Lanka as they take care of the difficulties of the present scenario,” the assertion additional stated.
The Congress President additionally stated that the celebration urges the worldwide neighborhood to increase all potential assist to help Sri Lanka.
In the meantime, anti-government protesters continued to occupy the official residences of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Sunday, a day after they stormed the premises and set ablaze one of many buildings as a mark of agitation. The individuals have been protesting towards the nation’s extreme financial woes even because the whereabouts of the President remains to be not identified.
Notably, PM Wickremesinghe on Saturday supplied to step down from his submit and kind an all-party authorities, hours after hundreds of protesters barged into the official residence of President Rajapaksa.
In movies that emerged on the social media, anti-government protesters may very well be seen occupying a bed room, sitting on a mattress and serving to themselves to meals within the kitchen and splashing in a swimming pool in President Gotabaya’s residence.