Ranil in India on three-day official visit

Ranil MaithriPrime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe left for New Delhi today on a three-day visit. During his stay, he will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi tomorrow and there will be a press statement by the two Prime Ministers, India’s National radio announced today.

Thereafter, the two countries are likely to sign MoUs in various sectors.

The Prime Minister will call on President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday at Rashtrapati Bhawan and hold talks.

Meanwhile, International Trade Minister Malik Samarawickrema, who is accompanying Wickremesinghe, had said that the focus of the Prime Minister’s visit will be more than just negotiations on a Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement which covers only trade and services.

Refuting opposition’s claim that the Sri Lankan Prime Minister will sign a comprehensive trade treaty with India, Mr Samarawickrema said in a statement that the new Government’s objective is to focus on uplifting Sri Lanka and help the local economy generate much-needed jobs for youth through close ties with India.

He said, Sri Lanka is keen to have stronger ties with India on areas such as investment, technology, education, agriculture, industrial development and culture. (Colombo Gazette)

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  1. India is most poorly developing country in the world. Millions of Indian living below the poverty level ,it seems to 400 million people less than $2 dollar per day.

    Poverty and poor people of Indian that their democracy which are bigger than Mount Everest ..Social life and education level majority of 400 Millions are uneducated Indian .
    By repressed of people Indian state is worse than African countries.
    No access to drinking water, toilets facilities ,basic Hospitals ,unemployment is closed 120 Millions Indians.
    The petty much any part of our world earth’s inhabited surface in India.
    The most corrupted Govt. of Indian is exporting corrupt practices to Sri lanka by BJP -INC regime by New Delhi

    1 Crime of Finance is key role of corruptions India.
    2 Law Graft of illegal problems.
    3 Wrong misconducts by Judge bribery
    4 Indian corruptions is very real burden people
    India four out of one.
    Well, Indian Economy is not access Market, Trading & business for Sri Lankan.
    Investments an opportunist are very limited and poor India. Poor Indian purchasing power will not give market access to consumer market for Sri lanka

    Large country like Indian in disorder in politically economically and Socially, no stability for security ,normal civil law has no accountability- law and order through out uncertain India.

    Even CEPA now stand against ours economic development and trading and Investment .
    Our nation will not benefit of CEPA of agreement with India.

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