A tourist walks past paintings for sale on the roadside in the capital Colombo on October 21, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / ISHARA S. KODIKARA (Photo credit should read ISHARA S. KODIKARA/AFP/Getty Images)
ISHARA S. KODIKARA
Foreigners walk past artwork near a roadside in the Sri Lankan capital Colombo on June 19,2017.
Sri Lankan artists have turned the area near a park in the capital into an unofficial street for displaying local art. / AFP PHOTO / ISHARA S. KODIKARA (Photo credit should read ISHARA S. KODIKARA/AFP/Getty Images)
In this photo taken on April 8, 2016, a Sri Lankan man walks past a roadside stall selling shoes in the Sri Lankan capital of Colombo. / AFP / ISHARA S.KODIKARA (Photo credit should read ISHARA S.KODIKARA/AFP/Getty Images)
A Sri Lankan man transports furniture for sale in Colombo on October 30, 2016.
Sri Lanka new government secured a 1.5 billion dollar bailout from the International Monetary Fund in June after facing a balance of payments crisis and has also negotiated cheaper funding from international lenders. / AFP / LAKRUWAN WANNIARACHCHI (Photo credit should read LAKRUWAN WANNIARACHCHI/AFP/Getty Images)