Congress party and Ranil discuss maritime issues

Congress party president Rahul Gandhi today called on Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe in New Delhi.

Chairperson of the United Progressive Alliance, Sonia Gandhi, was also present in the meeting, along with former prime minister Dr Manmohan Singh and senior Congress party leader Anand Sharma, the ANI news service reported.

The Prime Minister’s office said that both sides discussed maritime issues and other regional as well as local issues.

Wickremesinghe also invited Rahul Gandhi to visit Sri Lanka and the invitation was accepted.

Wickremesinghe arrived in India yesterday on a three-day official visit. He is scheduled to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi tomorrow. (Colombo Gazette)