Indian delegation reaches Colombo to assess Sri Lanka's economic crisis

Sri Lanka is currently facing its worst economic crisis in seventy years

Sri Lanka is facing the worst economic crisis since its independence in 1948.

Sri Lanka's total external debt is $51 billion

Colombo, Jun 23 Four senior Indian government officials, including Foreign Secretary Vinay Kwatra, arrived here to assess the economic crisis.

delegation will hold talks with President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe.

There has been an acute shortage of essential commodities like food, medicine, cooking gas and fuel.

Indian High Commission officials said Foreign Secretary Kwatra led the delegation