Perception Problem

Ishara S. Kodikara | AFP | Getty Images Sri Lanka Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, center, speaks to supporters at the prime minister's official residence in Colombo on December 16, 2018, after he was reappointed as prime minister by Sri Lanka's president, the same man who fired him from the job nearly two months ago.

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Inflationrnrate measured on a 12-months moving average remained static at 9.9 percent inrnApril, from the previous month, the Census and Statistics Dept said onrnWednesday.

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“Onernof the governments major objectives now is to reduce inflation over thernmedium term and reduce inflationary expectations,” Central BanksrnGovernor, A S Jayawardene told reporters on Wednesday.

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ButrnJayawardene said the publics