Modi in Colombo, announces slew of steps 'to steer Sri Lanka away from China'

March 13, 2015 11:05 AM

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COLOMBO: India and Sri Lanka on Friday signed four agreements during Narendra Modi's maiden visit to the country, the first bilateral tour by an Indian premier in 28 years, with the Prime Minister announcing a slew of measures aimed at resetting ties with the strategic neighbour.

Prime Minister Modi, who arrived here on Friday morning on the final stop of his three-nation tour of Indian Ocean island nations, met Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena and discussed bilateral and issues of regional importance.

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