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