President calls on international donor agencies to grant debt moratorium

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President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has requested international donor agencies to provide a debt moratorium or debt deferment facility to all vulnerable developing nations to the COVID-19 risk.

President had urged Director General of the World Health Organization to forward this request to multi-lateral and bilateral lending agencies.

President has pointed out this relief would be helpful to manage COVID-19 Social Distancing, Public Health and Social Security Systems in those countries, says the President’s Media Division.