Wickremesinghe will come to India, Sri Lankan High Commissioner said, PM Modi gave formal invitation
Sri Lanka sent its first representative to India 80 years ago. Although formal relations between the two countries began 75 years ago. The ties between the two countries are strong and our destinies are linked together.
Sri Lanka's President Wickremesinghe, who is facing economic crisis, will soon visit India. Sri Lankan High Commissioner to India Milinda Moragoda gave this information on Saturday. He said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has extended a formal invitation to Sri Lankan President Wickremesinghe to visit India. He expressed hope that he would visit India soon. He said that India and Sri Lanka have 1000 years old relations between the two countries. Sri Lanka sent its first representative to India 80 years ago. Although formal relations between the two countries began 75 years ago. The ties between the two countries are strong and our destinies are linked together.
Sri Lankan High Commissioner Milinda Moragoda said that India's security is our security and our security is India's. We have to take care of each other. We have a large number of ships coming from India. Whatever the danger, we need to protect each other. Sri Lanka is also planning to expand trade through Indian Rupee. He added, “Expanding trade through the Indian rupee is part of our recovery strategy with India. We are also looking at using the RuPay mechanism, which should make it easier for Indian tourists to visit Sri Lanka."
He insisted on talking about the issues of Sri Lankan and Indian fishermen, saying, "On the issue of Sri Lankan and Indian fishermen, we need to communicate. There are legal, environmental and ecological issues that need to be discussed. is underway. However, this is not an overnight solution." He said that during the Sri Lankan crisis, India acted swiftly and gave us an aid of US $ 3.9 billion. If India had not helped, we might not have got financial assistance so soon. India has also been instrumental in garnering support for Sri Lanka.
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