EAM S Jaishankar meets Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa

DN Bureau

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Friday met newly-elected Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa during which a range of bilateral and regional issues were discussed, officials said.

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar meets  newly-elected Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar meets newly-elected Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa

New Delhi: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Friday met newly-elected Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa during which a range of bilateral and regional issues were discussed, officials said.'

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Rajapaksa arrived here on Thursday on a three-day visit, in his first overseas tour after taking over the reins of Sri Lanka 10 days back in reflection of the importance he attaches to ties with India.

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The Sri Lankan leader was given a ceremonial welcome in the morning at the forecourt of the Rashtrapati Bhavan. President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi were present on the occasion.(PTI)
 

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