Duration: 30 minutes
Stephen Sackur interviews Ajith Nivard Cabraal, the Governor of the Sri Lankan Central Bank.
Earlier this year the Sri Lankan government formally withdrew from the ceasefire agreement with the Tamil Tigers. The Colombo government believes it can win a conclusive victory over the rebels and maintain Sri Lanka's economic growth. Ajit Cabraal is the governor of Sri Lanka's central bank. Is his country's economy strong enough to withstand the capital and diplomatic costs of the civil war?