The Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) yesterday released a press statement with the aim of creating  public awareness about the operational and policy measures undertaken thus far during 2020, to support the economy, the financial system and the general public in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

" The Central Bank actively took steps to ease the burden on the general public during this unprecedented disruption of global scale, while preserving the focus on its legal mandate to maintain economic, price and financial system stability," CBSL said in the statement.

Here is the full statement:-

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa with CBSL officials at recent meeting