Sri Lankan Prime Minister to hold discussions with Indian Premier today

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Sri Lankan Prime Minister Rani Wickremesinghe who arrived in the Indian capital of New Delhi on Wednesday will hold extensive talks with his Indian counterpart Prime Minister Narendra Modi tomorrow with an aim to lift the momentum of bilateral ties.

PM Wickremesinghe arrived here today from Bengaluru which was his first destination. He was received at the airport here by Indian High Commissioner to Sri Lanka Taranjit Singh Sandhu and officials of Ministry of External affairs.

The Sri Lankan Prime Minister is here primarily to attend the 5th Global Conference on Cyber Space.

“A partnership marked by historical linkages and deep rooted friendship. Sri Lankan Prime Minister @RW_UNP arrives in New Delhi to participate in the 5th Global Conference on Cyber Space 2017,” External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar tweeted.

In their talks, Modi and Wickremesinghe are also expected to deliberate on a range of issues including ways to boost trade and security cooperation.

He will also call on President Ram Nath Kovind.

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