Modi, Rajapaksa hold virtual summit

New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Sri Lankan counterpart Mahinda Rajapaksa held a virtual summit on Saturday in which they discussed bilateral relations and regional and international issues of mutual concern.

Modi congratulated Rajapaksa on his assumption of office as Prime Minister of Sri Lanka with a decisive mandate in the parliamentary elections in in August 2020. Rajapaksa expressed his gratitude for the good wishes and conveyed his keenness to work together closely with Modi, the Ministry of External Affairs said in a statement.

Rajapaksa commended the strong leadership shown by Modi in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic based on the vision of mutual support and assistance to the countries of the region. Both leaders agreed that the current situation presented a fresh opportunity to give added impetus to bilateral relations.

They expressed happiness that India and Sri Lanka have worked very closely in dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. Modi reaffirmed India's continued commitment for all possible support to Sri Lanka for minimising the health and economic impact of the pandemic.



Title : Modi, Rajapaksa hold virtual summit


You have 2000 characters left.


Please write your correct name and email address. Kindly do not post any personal, abusive, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent, discriminatory or unlawful or similar comments. will not be responsible for any defamatory message posted under this article.

Please note that sending false messages to insult, defame, intimidate, mislead or deceive people or to intentionally cause public disorder is punishable under law. It is obligatory on Daijiworld to provide the IP address and other details of senders of such comments, to the authority concerned upon request.

Hence, sending offensive comments using daijiworld will be purely at your own risk, and in no way will be held responsible.

Security Validation

Enter the characters in the image