Sushma Swaraj, Rajnath Singh meet Sri Lankan PM Wickremesinghe

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Oct 20, 2018, 02.13 PM(IST)

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj calls on on visiting Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe   Photograph:( Twitter )

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Swaraj and Wickremesinghe also discussed ways to boost ties between the two countries

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday met visiting Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and reviewed the progress of India-assisted development projects in the island nation, according to news agency ANI.

The two leaders also discussed ways to boost ties between the two countries, the report added.

Earlier in the day, Home Minister Rajnath Singh called on Wickremesinghe and discussed issues related to security and anti-terror cooperation between India and Sri Lanka.

"Continuing commitment to deepen our partnership with a close friend. EAM @SushmaSwaraj called on Sri Lanka PM Ranil Wickremesinghe @RW_UNP. Exchanged views on strengthening bilateral relations and reviewed progress on development projects," Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar tweeted after the meeting.

The Lankan PM also called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi. 

Wickremesinghe arrived here on Thursday on a three-day visit to boost ties in a range of areas, including trade, investment and maritime security. 

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