President Ranil Wickremesinghe today announced forthcoming negotiations with creditor countries and also revealed plans to boost Sri Lanka’s industrial sector.

He stated that these plans feature the creation of a new commercial bank, an economic commission and an institute called “Enterprise Sri Lanka” to promote a competitive and digitalized green economy, the PMD reported.

He made these comments during the opening ceremony of the International Industry Exhibition, “Industry EXPO 2024,” which was inaugurated at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH) in Colombo today (19).

He also said that the government is expected to reach an agreement with the Sri Lanka’s creditor nations within the next few weeks.