25 March 2020 – President calls on INGOs to provide a debt moratorium

Type of Intervention: Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Executive Office
Level of Jurisdiction: Supranational
Lead People/Agency: President Gotabaya Rajapaksa

Overview: President requests international donor agencies to provide a debt moratorium or debt deferment facility to all vulnerable developing nations to the COVID – 19 risk.
Full details here: https://www.presidentsoffice.gov.lk/index.php/2020/03/25/president-calls-on-international-donor-agencies-to-grant-debt-moratorium/?lang=en

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Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government
Evidence/Justification: This relief would be helpful to manage COVID-19 Social Distancing, Public Health and Social Security Systems in those countries.