Modi congratulates Mahinda on SLPP’s victory
By Sulochana Ramiah Mohan
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has phoned Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) Leader and Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa yesterday (6), and congratulated him on his Party’s performance at the 5 August General Election.
Rajapaksa tweeted that Modi had given him a congratulatory phone call upon seeing the Election results. “With the strong support of the people of Sri Lanka, I look forward to working with you closely to further enhance the long-standing cooperation between our two countries,” he had told the Premier. Sri Lanka and India are friends and relations, he had added.