Sri Lanka economy struggling amid tourism industry collapse

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Sri Lanka has paid back a $1bn international loan ahead of a Tuesday deadline avoiding default on its foreign debt.

Its economy was already struggling before the pandemic.

But lockdown measures and border closures have caused the vital tourism industry to collapse.

Al Jazeera’s Minelle Fernandez reports.

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