Sri Lankan PM Ranil Wickremesinghe meets Sushma Swaraj, ahead of his meet with Modi in Delhi
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday called upon visiting Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe in Delhi
New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday called upon visiting Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe in Delhi.
"Visit of a special partner. Sri Lankan PM Wickremesinghe arrives in Delhi on 25 April, meets EAM Sushma Swaraj today (Wednesday)," External Affairs Ministry spokesman Gopal Baglay tweeted.
Wickremesinghe later in the day will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
The Sri Lankan Prime Minister is visiting India from 25-29 April, ahead of Modi's scheduled visit to the island nation in May for the Vesak Day celebrations.
During the visit, both the countries will discuss the dispute over fishing activities in the Palk Bay and cooperation in the shipping and port sector.
Wickremesinghe in 2016 was on a three-day official visit to India to attend the opening plenary of the India Economic Summit.
India vs Sri Lanka: Hosts’ skipper Dasun Shanaka insists ‘no heated exchange’ with coach Mickey Arthur after 2nd ODI
Speaking for the first time about the animated exchange of words caught on camera soon after losing the three-match series to India on Tuesday, Shanaka said Arthur should not have done it publicly.
Ishan Kishan is making his ODI debut while Samson's injury is being monitored by the medical team.
India vs Sri Lanka: Never felt my white-ball career was over after one bad game against England, says Kuldeep Yadav
Many felt that Kuldeep Yadav's figures of 0/84 against England in Pune earlier this year, had spelt doom for the 26-year-old from Kanpur.