India willing to help SL develop ports and aviation

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Mahinda-11By Yohan Perera in Vietnam

India is willing to assist Sri Lanka in developing its ports and aviation sector, India’s External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj told Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday.   

She had said this when she met the Prime Minister for a one to one meeting in Vietnam yesterday on the sidelines of the ongoing Third Indian Ocean Conference in Hanoi.   


They had also focused on the security situation in the Indian Ocean region and they had steered frequent meetings among the members of the Indian Ocean conference in addition to official sessions.   


Prime Minister’s Secretary Saman Ekanayake, additional Secretary Saman Attaudahetti, Youth Affairs Minister and PM’s office Chief of Staff Sagala Ratnayake and Sri Lankan Ambassador Hansini Dissanayake also participated in the discussion while Indian External Affairs Spokesman Ravish Kumar was also present.   

 

They had also focused on the security situation in the Indian Ocean region and they had steered frequent meetings among the members of the Indian Ocean conference in addition to official sessions  

 

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