Colombo: India despatched 15,000 litres of kerosene to Sri Lanka on Saturday to assist 700 fisherfolk and energy ferry providers within the Tamil-dominated Jaffna metropolis, days after it delivered round 40,000 metric tonnes of petrol to the debt-ridden island nation which is grappling with its worst financial disaster.

India prolonged a further USD 500 million credit score line to Sri Lanka final month to assist the neighbouring nation import gas because it has been struggling to pay for imports after its overseas alternate reserves plummeted sharply in latest instances, inflicting a devaluation of its foreign money and spiralling inflation.


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