Sri Lanka to hold crucial talks on formation of all-party govt to combat economic meltdown

Updated: few hours ago

Colombo, Aug 5 (PTI) The crucial talks on the possibility of forming an all-party government to tackle Sri Lanka’s economic meltdown will take place on Friday evening, officials and political leaders here said.

Sri Lanka's newly-elected President Ranil Wickremesinghe on Wednesday invited the political parties to form an all-party government to overcome the current economic crisis as the Parliament reconvened after a seven-day adjournment.

The talks will take place on Friday evening, officials and political leaders said.