PM Modi left for home after an “immensely fruitful” day-long visit to Sri Lanka.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday left for New Delhi after concluding his first foreign visit following his re-election during which he travelled to Sri Lanka and Maldives and held talks with the top leadership of the two countries. PM Modi left for home after an “immensely fruitful” day-long visit to Sri Lanka where he held talks with top Lankan officials and discussed ways to strengthen the bilateral ties with the island nation, reflecting the importance India attaches to its Neighbourhood First policy. During his Lanka visit, Prime Minister Modi visited a Catholic church bombed during the Easter suicide attacks and paid tributes to the victims of the Easter terror blasts. He held talks with President Maithripala Sirisena, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and Leader of the Opposition Mahinda Rajapaksa. He also interacted with the the Indian diaspora at India House in Colombo and thanked the community for coming to meet in the Lankan capital.
Here are the Highlights on PM Modi’s visit to Sri Lanka: