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* Sri Lanka External Affairs Minister calls on Indian PM
Thu, Jan 24, 2013, 11:55 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jan 24, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Minister of External Affairs Prof. GL Peiris who is currently in New Delhi to participate in the 8th Session of the India-Sri Lanka Joint Commission called on Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on 23 January, the External Affairs Ministry said.

Welcoming Minister Peiris to India, Prime Minister Singh expressed satisfaction at the very productive Joint Commission session between the two countries and stressed the importance of meetings of the nature of the Joint Commission in strengthening the bilateral partnership between India and Sri Lanka in all sectors including economic, trade and security.

The Indian Prime Minister appreciated several initiatives and projects by all stakeholders to increase bilateral trade and investment as well as people-to-people contact.

Secretary to the Ministry of External Affairs K. Amunugama and High Commissioner Prasad Kariyawasam were associated with Minister Peiris at the meeting while National Security Advisor Shivshankar Menon, Foreign Secretary Ranjan Mathai and High Commissioner Ashok Kantha were associated with Prime Minister Singh at the meeting.



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