Modi congratulates President’s one year anniversary in office
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Modi congratulates President’s one year anniversary in office

November 23, 2020   11:31 pm

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Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi congratulated President Gotabaya Rajapaksa on his first anniversary of the assumption of Office. The Prime Minister noted that the India Sri Lanka relationship had expanded into new areas and was strengthened in the past year. 

Prime Minister Modi underlined that the strong collaboration between the two countries in the midst of challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic symbolized the friendly ties between the two peoples. Prime Minister Modi reiterated India’s commitment to supporting Sri Lanka’s fight against the COVID 19 pandemic as well as in Sri Lanka’s development priorities.

He also expressed confidence that under the decisive leadership of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa full potential of the bilateral relationship will be realized.  

Prime Minister Modi wished the President success in the tenure ahead and looked forward to continued close cooperation. 

The congratulatory letter is in continuation of regular interactions between India and Sri Lanka at the leadership level which has resulted in significant strides in the field of development cooperation, trade, and economic ties, people to people contacts despite the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the High Commission of India in Sri Lanka stated.

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