India seals nuclear energy pact with Sri Lanka, hopes to push back Chinese influence

February 16, 2015 11:36 AM

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India seals nuclear energy pact with Sri Lanka, hopes to push back Chinese influence

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India sealed a nuclear energy agreement with Sri Lanka on Monday, its first breakthrough with the new government of the tiny Indian Ocean island where China has been building ports and highways in a diplomatic push in recent years.

Under the deal, India will help Sri Lanka build its nuclear energy infrastructure, including training of personnel, the Indian foreign ministry said.

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