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.
Delhi: Sri Lanka’s Minister of Foreign Relations, Dinesh Gunawardena and External Affairs Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar hold delegation level talks at Hyderabad House https://t.co/X4Gw2u2K0S pic.twitter.com/x3Ny1rNqka
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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.