Jun 23, 2022

PM starts talks with visiting Indian Foreign Secretary

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe commenced discussions with the high-level Indian delegation led by India's Foreign Secretary, Vinay Kwatra.

Four high-ranking officials from India including the Indian Foreign Secretary arrived in Sri Lanka this morning (June 23) for a one-day visit.

The delegation is expected to hold bilateral discussions with Sri Lankan authorities on the assistance provided to the island nation by India amidst the current economic crisis.

The Indian Foreign Secretary is accompanied by Secretary of the Department of Economic Affairs of the Ministry of Finance of India Ajay Seth, Chief Economic Advisor to the Government of India Dr. V. Anantha Nageswaran and Joint Secretary of the Indian Ocean Region (IOR) Kartik Pande of the Ministry of External Affairs of India.

During the visit, the delegation is also to call on President Gotabaya Rajapaksa.