Sri Lanka is going through an economic crisis, with Energy Minister Kanchana Wijesekera revealing that the nation only had enough petrol left for less than a day, with no more expected to arrive for the next fortnight.

Private fuel sales are now outlawed, and supply lines are collapsing. It comes at a difficult time too, as governments and individuals are suspicious of the corruption within the Sri Lankan government.

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Produced By: Roderick Chambers

Featured In Story: Dr Niko Kandasamy, Lecturer in International Studies and Indian Ocean Geo Politics, University of Sydney

First aired on The Wire, Monday 4 July 2022