New Delhi. India and Sri Lanka have agreed to enhance mutual cooperation in maritime security, counter-terrorism and regional drug trafficking and training of security personnel.
At the annual bilateral summit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Sri Lankan counterpart Mahinda Rajapaksa discussed the economic aspects of the Kovid 19 challenge and various issues of bilateral and regional importance.
Narendra Modi appealed to the new government of Sri Lanka to work towards fulfilling the aspirations of Tamils to live with equality, justice, peace and dignity under the constitutional provisions. He stressed that the implementation of the Thirteenth Amendment to the Constitution of Sri Lanka is important to move the process of peace and reconciliation forward. Mr Rajapaksa said his party-led alliance had taken the opportunity given to it by the majority to take India-Sri Lanka relations to new heights.
The two leaders stressed the need for deep coordination to create a conducive environment for trade and investment and economic activity initiatives. Narendra Modi expressed hope that the temporary ban imposed by Sri Lanka on the import of some goods would be relaxed soon.
The Virtual Summit was attended by External Affairs Minister S Jayashankar, National Security Adviser Ajit Doval, Foreign Secretary Harshvardhan Sringla and senior officials from the Prime Minister’s Office.
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