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Strong ties between India and Sri Lanka: Maithripala Sirisena

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena wave during a meeting at Hyderabad House in New Delh on Monday.  

There is a very strong relationship between Sri Lanka and India, said visiting Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Monday.

Addressing the media after holding talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Mr. Sirisena said that he chose India for his first state visit.

“There is a very strong relation between our nations,” said Mr. Sirisena.

He said, “We were able to strengthen our friendship. We have already signed agreements on several subjects.”

The visiting Sri Lankan President said that this was his first official visit and it has given very fruitful results. “Relations between our countries will strengthen,” he added.


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