PM Modi arrives in Sri Lanka, to hold talks with President Sirisena to strengthen bilateral ties

March 13, 2015 12:59 AM

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PM Modi arrives in Sri Lanka, to hold talks with President Sirisena to strengthen bilateral ties

Colombo: Continuing his five-day tour, Prime Minister Narendra Modi landed in Colombo on Friday to kick start his two-day visit to the island nation. Modi was received by Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe at the airport after he arrived in Colombo at 5:25 AM following an overnight journey from Port Louis in Mauritius in a special Air India plane.

Modi, who is the first Indian Prime Minister to visit Lanka in 28 years, will hold summit talks with Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena, who was in India in February on his first foreign trip after assuming office in January. He will also hold talks with his Sri Lankan counterpart Wickramasin...

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