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ISA: PM holds bilateral meetings with Lankan Prez, 10 other leaders

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

today held bilateral talks with the Presidents of and on key issues, including developmental cooperation, besides holding parleys with leaders of nine other countries on the sidelines of the solar alliance meet.

Apart from meeting Sri Lankan and Bangladeshi Abdul Hamid, Modi held talks with leaders from the UAE, Seychelles, Comoros, Guyana, Fiji, Djibouti, Somalia, and

Neighbourhood first! PM @narendramodi met Sri Lankan President, Maithripala Sirisena, on his 5th visit to as President, on the sidelines of the #ISA. Leaders exchanged views on developmental cooperation, among other areas of bilateral cooperation," tweeted.

In his meeting with Hamid, Modi discussed connectivity, developmental cooperation, among other issues, he said.

Modi's first bilateral meeting of the day was with the of Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Court, Sheikh Hamed Bin Zayed Bin


On the sidelines of the founding conference of the (ISA), the two leaders discussed trade and investment, energy, food security, among other issues of bilateral interest, Kumar said.

In his bilateral meetings with Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama, and President Azali Assoumani, Modi discussed cooperation in the areas of capacity building, climate change and development cooperation.

Modi also met Guyanese President and discussed ways to step up cooperation with the nation.

Historical linkages with a friend from the Caribbean! PM @narendramodi met President of Guyana, on thesidelines of the #ISA. Climate change, renewable energy, trade and investment, capacity building and developmental cooperation were discussed, Kumar tweeted.

On the sidelines of the conference, he also held talks with President Ismail Omar Guelleh, Rwandan Presient and Somalia's

Modi later met President

Countering terrorism was the focus of discussion during the meeting between the two leaders, Kumar said.

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First Published: Sun, March 11 2018. 20:15 IST
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