Sri Lanka foreign minister to focus on implementation in economic cooperation projects
ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka’s new Foreign Minister Ravi Karunanayake has told Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi that he will focus on the implementation of the many economic cooperation projects between the two neighbours.
During this visit, he also met Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval and Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar, a Foreign Ministry statement said.
“Referring to the initiatives taken especially on economic cooperation projects, the Minister said that he would ensure greater focus on their implementation,” it said.
The discussion also covered avenues for collaboration in other areas of common interest.
Prime Minister Modi said that India will stand by Sri Lanka’s forward march towards progress and prosperity.
(COLOMBO, June 12, 2017)