May 17, Colombo: India's High Commissioner to Sri Lanka Taranjit Singh Sandhu has assured India's full support to Sri Lanka in its battle against terrorism and for the island nation's advancement.
The Indian High Commissioner gave this assurance expressing views to the media in Kandy today after paying his respects at Sri Dalada Maligawa and receiving the blessings of the Most Venerable Mahanayakes of Malwatte and Asgiriya chapters on the eve of Vesak Day.
The High Commissioner accompanied by Diyawadana Nilame (Custodian) Pradeep Nilanga Dela paid homage to the Sacred Tooth Relics.
Thereafter the Indian envoy visited the Chief Prelate of Malwatte Chapter Most Ven. Thibbatuwawe Sri Sumangala Thera, followed by the visit to Asgiriya Maha Vihara and called on the Chief Prelate Most Ven. Warakagoda Sri Gnanarathana Thera.
The Indian High Commissioner said that at this juncture India would be extending its optimum support to uplift Sri Lanka. India would join Sri Lanka to crackdown on terrorism. As a neighbor of the island nation, he further said that it is India's duty to fulfil its duty.