ALSO READSri Lanka: Rescue operations speed up as 91 killed, 110 missing in floods T-20 International series: Pakistan welcomes Sri Lanka after 8 long years Mathews, Thirimanne fifties hand Sri Lanka advantage, end Day 3 on 165/4 Indian ship with relief material reaches Sri Lanka India vs Sri Lanka 2nd Test: Ashwin's fifer makes Lankans falter on 183
His Excellency Mr Ranil Wickremesinghe, the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka, called on the President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, at Rashtrapati Bhavan today (November 23, 2017).
Welcoming the Sri Lankan Prime Minister to India, the President said that India supports his vision to create a stable and prosperous Sri Lanka. The President also appreciated Mr Wickremesinghe’s positive role in Sri Lanka’s active engagement with the world.
The President said that relations between India and Sri Lanka are unique, warm and friendly. They are based upon shared historical, cultural, ethnic and civilizational ties and extensive people-to-people linkages.
The President said that development cooperation forms an important part of India-Sri Lanka bilateral engagement. India is keen to strengthen the economic pillar of its relationship with Sri Lanka. There is a lot that can be achieved, given the synergy and economic complementarities between the two countries. The President iterated India’s firm commitment to partner with Sri Lanka on projects of mutual interest.
(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)