Sri Lankan PM Ranil Wickremesinghe meets Sushma Swaraj, ahead of his meet with Modi 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.

Sushma Swaraj. PTI

Sushma Swaraj. PTI

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.

Updated Date: Apr 26, 2017 13:30 PM

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