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Indian Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla meets Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa

Colombo/New Delhi/UNI/IBNS: Indian Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla on Tuesday called on Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, during which they reaffirmed the strong bilateral ties of friendship and cooperation and discussed ways to further advance the comprehensive partnership at all levels.

Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla visiting Sri Lanka, meets senior leaders

Colombo: Indian Foreign Secretary Harsh Shringla is on a 4-day visit to Sri Lanka (Oct 2-5) to review bilateral ties, progress of ongoing bilateral projects and ongoing cooperation to tackle Covid related disruptions.

Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla calls on Sri Lankan PM, discusses boosting bilateral partnership

Colombo/New Delhi/UNI: Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla, who is on an official visit to Sri Lanka, on Monday called on Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa and had a productive discussion on further consolidating the India-Sri Lanka partnership.

Foreign secy Shringla to call on Sri Lankan President, Prime Minister during visit

Colomb/New Delhi/UNI: Indian Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla who is undertaking a four-day official visit to Sri Lanka from Saturday, will call on President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa and also visit Kandy, Trincomalee, and Jaffna during his stay.

Indian contingent departs for Sri Lanka joint exercise Mitra Shakti 21

New Delhi: The 8th Edition of India Sri Lanka bilateral joint Exercise Mitra Shakti will be conducted at Combat Training School, Ampara in Sri Lanka from Oct 4 to 15.

Zapad-2021 commences on 14 ranges: Russian Defence Ministry

Minsk/UNI/Sputnik/IBNS: The Russian-Belarusian strategic drills Zapad-2021 have simultaneously started on 14 military ranges, the Russian Defence Ministry said on Friday.

Indian Naval Ship Shakti delivers 100 tons of Oxygen to Sri Lanka

Colombo: Supporting Sri Lanka's fight against COVID-19, Indian Naval Ship Shakti arrived in Colombo on 22 August 2021 with 100 tons (5 containers) of Liquid Medical Oxygen (LMO) from Visakhapatnam.

Sri Lanka mandates institutional quarantine for people coming from India, other countries

Sri Lanka tightened border control further in the wake of the prevalence of fast-spreading variants in several countries, including India, and made institutional quarantine mandatory for people coming from certain countries.

India helps Sri Lanka Navy douse fire on container ship MV X Press Pearl

New Delhi/Colombo: India has promptly responded to an emergency request by Sri Lanka Navy and deployed multiple assets to douse the fire on MV X Press Pearl off Colombo on 25 May 2021, officials said on Thursday.

Indian high commission thanks Sri Lankan clergy for praying for India

New Delhi: The Indian High Commission in Colombo has expressed “sincere gratitude” to the  Sri Lankan Budhist clergy and people of the island nation that have been praying for the wellbeing of India, reported Colombopage.

Sri Lanka bars entry of Indian nationals

Colombo: Authorities in Sri Lanka have barred Indian nationals from entering the country in the wake of a disastrous surge in Covid-19 cases in India, reported Daily Mirror. The order has effectively put the air bubble agreement signed between Sri Lanka and India on hold.

India backs call for early provincial council polls in Sri Lanka

India has backed the calls of the international community  for early elections to provincial councils in Sri Lanka as part of the island nation government’s commitment towards devolution of political authority, the Newswire said in a post quoting the Indian media.

Sri Lankan seeks urgent delivery of Covishield from India

The Sri Lankan government is reportedly in touch with Indian officials to seek urgent export of around one million doses of Covishield vaccines from India for the second phase of its vaccination drive, reported Daily Mirror.

India, Sri Lanka to back nine joint science research projects

India and Sri Lanka would support nine joint research projects to be taken up by scientists of the two countries, news website ColomboPage reported.

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.