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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has spoken on phone with President Gotabaya Rajapaksa today and discussed issue of cooperation, Indian media reported. 

The leaders have reviewed topical developments and the ongoing cooperation between both countries in bilateral and multilateral forums.

Both the leaders agreed to maintain regular contact between relevant officials, including in the context of the continuing COVID-19 challenges. 

Prime minister Modi has reiterated the importance of Sri Lanka to India's Neighbourhood First policy.

  Comments - 12

  • Peacemaker Saturday, 13 March 2021 05:57 PM

    India should come up with a plan to take back the influence in Sri Lanka, if necessary by force

    Easwaran Saturday, 13 March 2021 06:01 PM

    So, India will not vote against us in the UNHRC

    Ups Saturday, 13 March 2021 10:21 PM

    Now Pakistan and China already announced their whole hearted support,can India push Srilanka towards its archrival 's camp,that is stupid, so India won't do it,instead even without much bargaining it will vote for Srilanka,

    Hemantha Vithanage Saturday, 13 March 2021 06:26 PM

    India is definitely neighbour. But definitely not the friend.

    vithura Saturday, 13 March 2021 06:52 PM

    The feeling is mutual!

    Michael Ranasinghe Saturday, 13 March 2021 06:52 PM

    While we must not be slaves to any nation since we became highly China oriented this country has to endure one problem after another . Since 2009 have we truly gained anything ?It was said that the war cost this country 1 million per minute . Now without a war where has that money gone ??

    Johan Saturday, 13 March 2021 09:08 PM

    India will be good to good bad to bad

    Sen Saturday, 13 March 2021 10:56 PM

    Now India has only one option,it has to vote for Srilanka, this vote is very crucial to Srilanka but arch rivals of India, China and Pakistan give their fullest support and number of countries supporting is also high, which turn India is unworthy, if not vote for Lanka, India, land of Koutalya definitely vote for Srilanka,

    GGT Saturday, 13 March 2021 11:15 PM

    We are in digital-age, so, India cannot help us the way China helping us develop the nation. Therefore, India'd better keep away from Sri Lanka sans interfering a sovereign country.

    Priyantha Jeya Sunday, 14 March 2021 03:47 PM

    Indian PM did not call the President, it is the otherway around. President called the PM to seek support. Read Timesofindia dot com

    Martin Milton Sunday, 14 March 2021 06:21 PM

    Very sadly the weak spine seems have come to the fore. Always knee bent for India, always compromise sovereignty for India, always crawling up to India. Absolute gutless shame, whatever the excuses maybe. MM

    Pukka Sahib Sunday, 14 March 2021 11:09 PM

    To appease both SL govt. and Tamil Nadu govt., best strategy for India is to "Abstain" in voting on UNHRC resolution.


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