PM Modi holds talks with Sri Lanka President, discusses ongoing cooperation

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New Delhi (NVI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi today held a telephonic conversation with the President of Sri Lanka Gotabaya Rajapaksa and discussed about the ongoing bilateral and multilateral cooperation between the two countries, the PM’s Office said.

During the conversation, the two leaders reviewed topical developments and the ongoing cooperation between both countries in bilateral and multilateral forums.

They agreed to maintain regular contact between relevant officials, including in the context of the continuing COVID-19 challenges, the PMO statement said.

Further, the Prime Minister also reiterated the importance of Sri Lanka to India’s Neighbourhood First policy, it added.

In this regard, PM Modi also took to Twitter and wrote, “Had a telephone conversation with President @GotabayaR. We discussed issues relevant to our bilateral and multilateral cooperation, including in the context of COVID-19.”