Narendra Modi speaks to Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, discuss issue of cooperation
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke on phone on Saturday with Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa where the two leaders discussed the issue of cooperation between the neighbours.
Had a telephone conversation with President @GotabayaR. We discussed issues relevant to our bilateral and multilateral cooperation, including in the context of COVID-19.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) March 13, 2021
The leaders reviewed topical developments and the ongoing cooperation between both countries in bilateral and multilateral forums.
They agreed to maintain regular contact between relevant officials, including in the context of the continuing COVID-19 challenges, read a statement issued by Indian Prime Minister's Office.
Prime Minister reiterated the importance of Sri Lanka to India's Neighbourhood First policy.