COLOMBO: Indian Excessive Fee in Sri Lanka on Friday categorically denied that it has stopped issuing visas within the nation, saying the disruption was brought on by operational difficulties because of the incapacity of Visa Wing workers, most of whom are Sri Lankan nationals, to attend workplace. The Excessive Fee mentioned it was striving to return to its regular functioning quickly. “Excessive Fee categorically denies that it or the Indian Consulates-Basic or the Assistant Excessive Fee of #India in #SriLanka have stopped issuing visas. Previously few days, there have been operational difficulties because of the incapacity of our Visa Wing workers, most of whom are #SriLankan nationals, to attend workplace,” the Indian Excessive Fee tweeted. “We’re striving to return our functioning to the conventional ranges quickly. We stay dedicated to facilitating ease of journey for #SriLankans to #India. #SriLankans are welcome in #India simply as #Indians are in #SriLanka,” it mentioned. Sri Lanka is dealing with its worst financial disaster since independence from Britain in 1948, sparking protests within the nation that has paralysed the nation. Sri Lanka’s worst financial disaster has provoked widespread protests calling for political reform and the resignation of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa. On April 1, President Rajapaksa imposed a state of emergency, lifting it 5 days later. The federal government reimposed a state of emergency on Might 6 after police fired teargas and arrested college students protesting close to parliament, which was adjourned till Might 17. Though the protests have been overwhelmingly peaceable, the police fatally shot a protester on April 19, and on a number of events have used teargas and water cannons towards protesters. The authorities have made quite a few arrests and repeatedly imposed curfews. The political disaster was triggered in late March when individuals harm by lengthy hours of energy cuts and important shortages took to the streets demanding the resignation of the federal government. President Gotabaya Rajapaksa sacked his cupboard and appointed a youthful cupboard as a response to the demand for resignation. A steady protest reverse his secretariat has now gone on for nicely over a month. On Monday, his brother Mahinda Rajapaksa resigned because the prime minister to make method for the president to nominate an interim all political social gathering authorities, His resignation got here after authorities supporters attacked peaceable anti-government protest websites in Colombo and elsewhere, killing at the very least 8 individuals and leaving over 200 others injured within the violence. Sri Lankan authorities on Wednesday deployed troops and navy autos within the streets to make sure public safety within the Capital amidst nationwide protests over the federal government’s failure to sort out the worst financial disaster. The deployment got here a day after the nation’s Ministry of Defence ordered the Military, the Air Power and the Navy personnel to open fireplace on anybody looting public property or inflicting hurt to others amidst violent protests within the island nation over the unprecedented financial disaster.