Tycoon named Sri Lanka investment minister

By Uditha Jayasinghe
Updated June 24 2022 - 6:26pm, first published 6:21pm
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, who faces protests, has appointed an investment promotion minister.

Sri Lanka's president has appointed tycoon Dhammika Perera as minister for investment promotion, his office says in a statement, as the crisis-hit country struggles to find foreign exchange to import food, fuel and drugs.

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