New Delhi, September 23
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Sri Lankan counterpart Mahinda Rajapaksa will maintain a digital bilateral summit on September 26, the Ministry of External Affairs stated on Wednesday.
The ministry stated the summit will give a chance to the 2 leaders to comprehensively assessment the broad framework of the bilateral relationship.
The two leaders are anticipated to deliberate on a number of points like methods to additional deepen anti-terror cooperation, increase general defence and commerce ties in addition to the implementation of India’s improvement tasks in Sri Lanka.
The long-pending Tamil subject in Sri Lanka can also be more likely to determine within the talks.
India has been pitching for fulfilling the aspirations of the Tamil neighborhood within the island nation.
“The virtual bilateral summit will give an opportunity to the two leaders to comprehensively review the broad framework of the bilateral relationship soon after the Parliamentary elections in Sri Lanka and in the context of the time-tested friendly ties between the two countries,” the MEA stated in a press release.
Last month, Rajapaksa was sworn in as Sri Lankan prime minister for a recent time period after his social gathering, Sri Lanka People’s Front, secured a two-thirds majority within the parliamentary polls. —PTI