Also, the Sri Lankan government will sell long-term visas to attract foreign currency after the island nation ran out of dollars to pay even for food and fuel in the wake of a crippling economic crisis.
Worsening economic crisis has sparked countrywide protests in Sri Lanka, with angry demonstrators camped outside President Rajapaksa's office for more than three weeks.
The government hopes the assistance programme will help top up its reserves and attract bridge financing to pay for essential imports of basic goods amid a devastating financial crisis.
Gotabaya Rajapaksa has revoked orders giving him sweeping authority to act in the interests of public order, including suspending any laws, authorising detentions and seizing property.
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa's ruling has coalition suffered a string of defections ahead of the parliamentary session, undermining his ability to ratify a state of emergency imposed last week to quell the growing public protests.
Sri Lankan forces moved to stop a protest by opposition lawmakers and supporters attempting to march to the capital's Independence Square from the home of opposition leader Sajith Premadasa.
Security forces have been deployed across Colombo after protesters tried to storm President Gotabaya Rajapaksa's home in anger at the nation's worst economic crisis since independence.
Hundreds of people protest near the residence of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, demanding an end to long power cuts and his resignation as the Indian Ocean island nation struggles with its worst economic crisis.
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