Aug 12, Kathmandu: India's External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday held a bilateral meeting with Vasantha Senanayake, State Minister of Foreign Affairs of Sri Lanka on the sidelines of 15th BIMSTEC Ministerial Meeting in Kathmandu, India Ministry of External Affairs said.
State Minister Vasantha Senanayake represented Sri Lanka at the 15th foreign ministers' meeting of the Bay of Bengal Initiatives for Multi-sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) held on August 10-11 in Kathmandu.
According to Sri Lankan Ambassador to Nepal Wellage Swarnalatha Parera, State Minister Vasantha Senanayake made a courtesy call on Minister Swaraj. Both ministers exchanged views on mutual relations but have not discussed regional issues.
They also shared views on making the initiation taken by BEMISTEC a success, Ambassador Perera said.