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* Sri Lanka External Affairs Minister leaves for India
Mon, Jan 21, 2013, 08:26 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jan 21, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Minister of External Affairs Professor G.L. Peiris left for New Delhi today on a two day official visit to participate in the 8th Session of the India-Sri Lanka Joint Commission.

Minister Peiris co-chairs the Joint Commission with his Indian counterpart Salman Khurshid.

Indian and Sri Lankan delegations led by the two Ministers will meet on January 22 to review the status of Indian projects currently undergoing in Sri Lanka and to hold talks on trade, economic and investment relations between the two countries.

The Joint Commission is a structured mechanism that discusses all areas of bilateral relevance for cooperation between India and Sri Lanka including trade, services and investment, development cooperation, science and technology, and culture and education.

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