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Indian Premier lauds SL efforts against COVID-19

May 23, 2020

-          Sri Lanka effectively fighting COVID-19 under Gotabaya’s leadership says Indian Premier Modi

While lauding Sri Lanka’s ongoing efforts in containing and eradicating the coronavirus pandemic, the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi hailed the leadership provided by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa.

PM Modi said in a twitter message posted, subsequent to a telephone conversation he had with President Rajapaksa today (May 23).

The Premier also affirmed India’s commitment in supporting its close maritime neighbour in dealing with the pandemic and its economic impact.

“We agreed to accelerate Indian-assisted development projects in Sri Lanka, and also strengthen investment links,” PM Modi has tweeted.