Indian PM congratulates SL President

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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has congratulated President Ranil Wickremesinghe on his appointment as the President of Sri Lanka.

In his official statement, Modi said, “You have assumed the high office at a critical time for
Sri Lanka and I hope your tenure will nurture economic stabilization as well as fulfill the aspirations of all citizens of Sri Lanka.”

Modi’s congratulatory message comes after Russian President Vladimir Putin who wished President Wickremesinghe two days ago.

He further noted that as a close friend and neighbour of Sri Lanka, India will continue to supportive of the quest of the people of Sri Lanka for stability and economic recovery through established democratic means, institutions and constitutional framework.

He said he would look forward to work closely with the President of Sri Lanka for the mutual benefit of the People.  (SRM)