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Sri Lankan PM Ranil Wickremesinghe meets Sushma Swaraj

The Sri Lankan Prime Minister is visiting India from April 25-29, ahead of Modi’s scheduled visit to the island nation in May for the Vesak Day celebrations.

india Updated: Apr 26, 2017 15:18 IST
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Prime Minister of Sri Lanka, Ranil Wickremesinghe and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj during a meeting in New Delhi on Wednesday. (PTI Photo)

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday here called upon visiting Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe.

“Visit of a special partner. Sri Lankan PM Wickremesinghe arrives in Delhi on April 25, meets EAM Sushma Swaraj today (Wednesday),” External Affairs Ministry spokesman Gopal Baglay tweeted.

Wickremesinghe later in the day will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

The Sri Lankan Prime Minister is visiting India from April 25-29, ahead of Modi’s scheduled visit to the island nation in May for the Vesak Day celebrations.

During the visit, both the countries will discuss the dispute over fishing activities in the Palk Bay and cooperation in the shipping and port sector.

Wickremesinghe in 2016 was on a three-day official visit to India to attend the opening plenary of the India Economic Summit.