US clamps down on development aid to Sri Lanka

Tuesday November 06, 2018

The United States has frozen development aid worth 480 million dollars to Sri Lanka, reportedly in response to the constitutional crisis.

 

According to the Indian news channel NDTV, the decision has been informally conveyed to the Sri Lankan embassy in Washington.

 

The decision follows the freezing of development aid to Sri Lanka by Japan at the end of last week.