Sri Lanka President, Ajit Doval discuss security, infrastructure

ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and Indian security advisor Ajit Doval has had talks over security and infrastructure development, a statement said.

“Indo-Lanka security cooperation, maintaining peace and security in the Indian Ocean region, infrastructure development in Sri Lanka were among the major topics discussed,” the President’s media office said in a statement.

“Both sides agreed that the infrastructure development projects initiated with the assistance of India should be completed expeditiously.”

India and Sri Lanka has already signed a deal to run a container terminal in Colombo, where China already has a concession.

India was also expected to in a power project.

Doval had expressed India’s willingness to identify and invest in new fields that can contribute to the economic growth in Sri Lanka, the statement said.

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