Former President Chandrika meets Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Friday, 04 September 2015 - 9:08
India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that India and Sri Lanka enjoyed deep and enduring links of kinship, history and culture and India attached the highest importance to its relations with Sri Lanka.
Prime Minister Modi made this comment on the relationship between the two countries when former President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaranatunga, called on him yesterday in New Delhi.
Chandrika Kumaratunga is visiting India to attend the ongoing international conference "Samvad- Global Hindu-Buddhist Initiative on conflict avoidance and environment consciousness".
Prime Minister Modi welcomed the successful holding of the parliamentary elections in Sri Lanka in a peaceful and participative manner as reflective of the strength of democracy in the country.
He deeply appreciated the leadership role played by Chandrika Kumaranatunga in the country and in strengthening relations between India and Sri Lanka.
Prime Minister Modi said He looks forward to continue to work closely with the President and the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka to take the relationship between the two nations to new heights.