Dr Jaishankar meets President


Indian External Affairs Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar, who is on a three-day official visit to Sri Lanka, called on President Gotabaya Rajapaksa yesterday (28).

Dr. Jaishankar is in Sri Lanka to attend the 5th BIMSTEC Summit taking place in Colombo. Expressing pleasure over Dr. Jaishankar’s visit, the President thanked India for providing a Credit Line of USD 1 billion for the importation of essential commodities including food and medicine.

A number of commemorative events including the issuance of a commemorative coin and a stamp have been organised to mark the 75th Anniversary of diplomatic relations between Sri Lanka and India this year.