While in Davos for the World Economic Forum, DW's Manuela Kasper-Claridge talked to Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe about his country's efforts to strenghten the domestic economy and secure more foreign investment.
President Maithripala Sirisena disbanded the Sri Lankan parliament after failing to get votes for a new prime minister. China and India are keenly interested in the power struggle.
India and China are closely watching the political unrest engulfing Sri Lanka, a country they both regard as a critical player in their geo-strategic game for dominance in South Asia.
A bodyguard for a sacked minister in Sri Lanka shot at least three people as tensions escalated between Sri Lanka's top politicians. The crisis started with President Maithripala Sirisena firing PM Ranil Wickramasinghe.
Sri Lankan President Sirisena has made former strongman Mahinda Rajapaksa premier after sacking Ranil Wickramasinghe. South Asia expert Siegfried O. Wolf spoke to DW about the country's resulting constitutional crisis.
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