Jaishankar meets Basil for talks


Visiting Indian external affairs minister Dr. S. Jaishankar held talks in Colombo this morning (28) with finance minister Basil Rajapaksa.

The focus of their talks was Sri Lanka’s economic situation and Indian assistance in several spheres.

Jaishankar is also due to meet President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and Foreign Minister G.L. Peiris later in the day.

He is on a two-day visit, during which he will attend the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation summit.