Indian External Affairs Minister to visit Sri Lanka

Indian External Affairs Minister to visit Sri Lanka

Indian External Affairs Minister to visit Sri Lanka

Written by Amani Nilar

26 Mar, 2022 | 11:19 am

COLOMBO (News 1st); The Ministry of External Affairs of India states that the External Affairs Minister Dr. S Jaishankar will pay an official visit to Maldives and Sri Lanka from 26-30 March 2022 at the invitations of the  Foreign Affairs of Maldives, H.E. Mr. Abdulla Shahid and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Sri Lanka, Prof. G.L.Peiris.

Dr. Jaishankar’s visit to Sri Lanka from 28th to 30th March follows the visits to India by Minister of Finance of Sri Lanka, Basil Rajapaksa in December 2021 and earlier this month and that of Minister of Foreign Affairs Prof. G.L.Peiris in February 2022.

The bilateral meetings and interactions which Dr. Jaishankar will have in Sri Lanka will highlight the priority that the Sri Lanka occupies for India, the Indian External Affairs Ministry stated.

​While in Sri Lanka, Dr. Jaishankar will also participate in the BIMSTEC Ministerial Meeting on 29th March 2022 in Colombo.

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