Sri Lanka has become fifth country in the World Health Organisation (WHO) Southeast Asia region to eliminate measles. The other countries in the region which have achieved this feat are Bhutan, Maldives, DPR Korea and Timor-Leste.
Static/Current Takeaways Important For SBI PO/Clerk Mains:
- Capitals of Sri Lanka: Colombo, Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte.
- Currency of Sri Lanka: Sri Lankan rupee.
- Prime minister: Ranil Wickremesinghe; President: Maithripala Sirisena.
Source: The Indian Express