The government has said that the country’s total debt stands at Rs. 4,347,500 million.
Chief Government Whip, Minister Dinesh Gunawardena had revealed this fact in parliament in response to a question posed by UNP MP Ravi Karunanayake.
According to Gunawardena, of the total debt, Rs. 2,544,200 million was from domestic borrowings while foreign borrowings amounted to Rs. 1,803,300 million.