Sushma Swaraj meets Sirisena, discusses bilateral cooperation

RSTV Bureau

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today called on Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena and discussed bilateral issues of mutual collaboration.

 EAM Sushma Swaraj calls on President Maithripala Sirisena discusses bilateral issues of mutual collaboration

EAM Sushma Swaraj calls on President Maithripala Sirisena discusses bilateral issues of mutual collaboration

Swaraj, who is here to attend the 2nd Indian Ocean Conference, met Sirisena on the sidelines of the two-day meeting.

“Meeting with the leadership. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj calls on President Sirisena and discussed bilateral issues of mutual collaboration,” Spokesperson of the Ministry of External Affairs Raveesh Kumar tweeted.

Earlier in the day, Sushma Swaraj met her Sri Lankan counterpart Tilak Marapana and discussed key aspects of bilateral cooperation.

Swaraj, who is here to attend the 2nd Indian Ocean Conference, met Foreign Minister Marapana on the sidelines of the two-day meeting.

“Partnership for progress and prosperity. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj discusses bilateral cooperation with Tilak Marapana, Sri Lankan Foreign Minister,” Spokesperson of the Ministry of External Affairs Raveesh Kumar tweeted.

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj addressing the Inaugural Session of Indian Ocean Conference in Colombo

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj addressing the Inaugural Session of Indian Ocean Conference in Colombo

Swaraj discussed key aspects of bilateral relations with her Sri Lankan counterpart, the High Commission of India in Colombo tweeted.

Swaraj on Thursday met Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and her Singaporean counterpart Vivian Balakrishnan.

The conference is being jointly organised by the India Foundation, the S Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), Singapore, and the National Institute of Fundamental Studies (NIFS), Colombo.

As a goodwill gesture, Sri Lanka yesterday released 76 Indian fishermen, on the occasion of visit of Swaraj to the country