Sri Lanka President sacks two cabinet ministers as economic crisis bites

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ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has sacked two key cabinet ministers of his coalition government, a day after the two criticized his administration over the handling of an economic crisis and forex shortages hit the energy sector.

President Rajapaksa has removed Energy Minister Udaya Gammanpila and Industries Minister Wimal Weerawansa.

Presidents media spokesman Kingly Ratnayeke said the duo was removed under constitutional powers.

The two had severely criticized the handling of an economic crisis under the current administration.

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