Sept 16, Colombo: The government of India has assured to provide enhanced security to the Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa during his upcoming visit to that country this week.
The Indian government has assured not to leave any room for protest campaigns against President's visit to Sanchi and New Delhi and the security in those areas has been tightened already in preparation for President's visit.
Sri Lanka's High Commissioner in India Prasad Kariyawasam has said that the Indian Police and security forces have started special operations to identify anti-Sri Lankan elements.
The central Indian government is keen on maintaining positive relations between the two countries and the President's visit to India will lead to further strengthen the bilateral relations, he has said.
The President will lay the foundation stone for the Sanchi University for Buddhist Studies in world-famous Sanchi town on September 21. The President is also expected to hold discussions with Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in New Delhi.