Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Dinesh Gunawardena shaking hands with External Affairs Minister S
Jaishankar in New Delhi on Thursday. (Image Courtesy: ANI)

On Thursday, Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Dinesh Gunawardena met External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar.

Dinesh Gunawardena is on a three-day visit, arrived in Delhi last night.

He had comprehensive talks with S Jaishankar exploring ways to further deepen bilateral ties in a range of areas including trade and investment.

The meeting between the two leaders took place at the Hyderabad House in the national capital.


Earlier today, Gunawardena had met Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale here and is set to hold multiple other meetings during the visit, including with Minister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Mahendra Nath Pandey and Minister of Labour Santosh Kumar Gangwar.

This is Gunawardena’s first official visit after taking over as the Foreign Minister last November following the formation of the new government under President Gotabaya Rajapaksa.

Gunawardena is also scheduled to visit Mahabodhi Temple in Bihar.

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