Lankapage Logo CP 19 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Sri Lankan President to attend Indian Premier's swearing-in ceremony
Sat, May 25, 2019, 08:50 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

May 25, Colombo: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena will attend Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony scheduled to be held in New Delhi on May 30, according to an official at the Presidentís office, The Hindu reported.

"It is confirmed. The President spoke to Mr. Modi yesterday," the official has told The Hindu on Saturday.

President's Media Division said President Sirisena on Friday made a phone call to the Indian Prime Minister Modi, who was reelected at the India general election recently, and congratulated him on his resounding victory.

President Sirisena has said that as a person closely working with Mr. Modi, he is elated about the historic victory of the Indian Primer and expressed confidence that bilateral relations between Sri Lanka and India would be further strengthened during his tenure.

The two leaders, who had a brief conversation over the phone, had assured to work together as two brotherly nations to promote peace, democracy and development, the President's Media Division said.

After Mr. Modi secured a resounding majority last week, all top Sri Lankan leaders in the government and Opposition wished him, expressing their desire to work with him to take bilateral ties forward.

 

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories ::
No plans to halt Battle of Solar Power project - Ministry
-- [8 hours ago]
New pediatric ward complex at Negombo Hospital declared open
-- [8 hours ago]
Former Minister Kabir Hashim requested to join the cabinet soon
Visiting Maldivian delegation calls on Sri Lanka PM
Sri Lanka, Russian Presidents discuss strengthening bilateral relations, regional safety
British High Commission in Colombo celebrates Queen Elizabeth's 93rd Birthday
In Pictures: 5th International Day of Yoga celebrated in Colombo
Salary anomalies of over 500,000 pensioners to be removed from July 1st increasing the monthly pensions
INTERPOL Red Notice leads to arrest of Sri Lanka bombings suspect
Sri Lanka releases 18 Indian fishermen

Copyright © 2000, 2016 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.