Sri Lanka President Declares State Of Emergency With Effect From Midnight
As the protests in Sri Lanka continue unabated, Sri Lanka President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has declared a state of emergency, effective from the midnight of 7th May. This comes amid growing economic turmoil in the country. This marks the second time an emergency has been declared in the country in merely five weeks. A spokesman for the President shared that this move is just meant to ensure public order.