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Modi congratulates Gota

17 November 2019 01:01 pm - 3     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa on his victory in the election.

“I look forward to working closely with you for deepening the close and fraternal ties between our two countries and citizens, and for peace, prosperity as well as security in our region,” Modi tweeted.

In a reply tweet, Gotabaya Rajapaksa also thanked Modi and the people of India for his warm wishes. “Our two nations are bound by history and common beliefs and I look forward to strengthening our friendship and meeting you in the near future,” Gotabaya replied.

  Comments - 3

  • hans perlee Sunday, 17 November 2019 01:27 PM

    yep, the two countries are bound by history. The first Indians to set foot on land here where 700 criminals kicked out of Northern India. The rest is history

    Komanduri Kishore Sunday, 17 November 2019 01:34 PM

    Hearty congratulations to the newly elected president. Long live India-Srilanka deep friendship.

    Eric M Paramanathan Sunday, 17 November 2019 02:11 PM

    Gota is an intelligent person and know well the current security concerns of his forefathers' mother land.

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