Sri Lanka and India talk on nuclear deal

Sri Lanka and India talk on nuclear deal

Sri Lanka and India talk on nuclear deal

Written by News 1st

06 May, 2014 | 3:06 pm

India and Sri Lanka have held negotiations on a comprehensive civil nuclear cooperation agreement. The second round of talks which began on Monday and concluded today

The Indian delegation is led by Amandeep Singh Gill, Joint Secretary (Disarmament) in the Ministry of External Affairs, and included representatives from the Department of Atomic Energy.

The Sri Lankan side is led by Dhara Wijeyatilleke, Secretary, Ministry of Technology and Research, Government of Sri Lanka and included representatives from the Atomic Energy Authority and the Sri Lankan Ministry of External Affairs.

Discussions were held in a warm, friendly and cordial manner on the draft text of a comprehensive agreement on bilateral civil nuclear cooperation, the Indian High Commission here said in a statement.

It was agreed that the next meeting would be held in India in the second half of 2014 to take forward the issues under discussion.

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