NEW DELHI: Sri Lanka Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe arrived here on Monday for his three-day tour. He was scheduled to hold talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi over various issues including the fishermen debate. Reports tell that some agreements are also set to be signed between the two countries.
PM Modi Modi and the Sri Lankan Chief on Tuesday offered a joint statement in the national capital.
Here are the highlights of the event:
•This is a historic year for India-Sri Lanka relations
•We are confident that Sri Lanka will soon attain all round development.
•We are honored to host Sri Lankan Prime Minister
•We have in the past had the honor of hosting Sri Lankan President on his maiden foreign visit
•I am deeply honored that you have chosen India as your first overseas destination: PM Modi to Sri Lankan Prime Minister
•Sri Lankan Tamils can attain a life of dignity and prosperity.
•We both reaffirm our commitments.
•PM Modi assures Sri Lankan supreme of unwavering support.
•Briefed India on developments in Geneva: Sri Lankan PM
•A favourable movt in ensuring reconciliation for Tamils discussed: Ranil
•Will intensify coop in combating terrorism & work together for security, stability in maritime neighbourhood: Ranil Wickremesinghe
•We had a long discussion on different areas concerning our two countries: Sri Lankan PM on his meeting with PM Modi.
•As a close neighbor and friend we wish Sri Lanka every success and assure India’s unwavering support.
•Progress on bilateral initiatives & projects will gather speed, says PM Modi.
•’Looking forward to more trade.
•Progress on bilateral initiatives & projects will gather speed.
•Sri Lanka a natural ally. Sri Lanka’s progress also important for India’: Modi