Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated his Sri Lankan counterpart Mahinda Rajapaksa on Wednesday on finishing 50 years as a parliamentarian. The two leaders additionally mentioned the well being and financial influence of the COVID-19 pandemic.
“Prime Minister spoke today to Mahinda Rajapaksa, Prime Minister of Sri Lanka, to congratulate him on having completed 50 years since his first entering the Parliament of Sri Lanka,” an official assertion mentioned.
Modi recalled Rajapaska’s contributions to the event of Sri Lanka in his lengthy political profession and wished him all the most effective for his future. He additionally conveyed his condolences on the sudden loss of life of Arumugan Thondaman, a outstanding chief of the Indian-Origin Tamils in Sri Lanka, on Tuesday.
The prime minister recalled the position Thondaman had performed in taking ahead the event partnership between India and Sri Lanka.
The two leaders mentioned the well being and financial influence of the prevailing COVID-19 pandemic and the measures being taken within the two nations to counter it. Modi assured Rajapaksa that India stands prepared to increase all attainable help to Sri Lanka throughout this difficult time, the assertion mentioned.