Indian External Affairs Minister Krishna arrives in Colombo

[TamilNet, Thursday, 25 November 2010, 17:36 GMT]
Indian External Affairs Minister Mr. S. M. Krishna arrived in Sri Lanka on a three day visit Thursday evening by a special plane from New Delhi. He is accompanied by a delegation of twenty members. He was received at the Katunayake International Airport by his counterpart in Sri Lanka Mr.G.L.Peiris. Mr. Krishna is scheduled to meet a delegation of the Tamil Parties Forum on Sunday morning around 9:00 a.m and the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) delegation around 10:00 a.m the same day in Colombo.

The Seventh Session of the India – Sri Lanka Joint Commission which is co-chaired by minister Krishna on behalf of India and his counterpart G. L. Peiris on behalf of Sri Lanka will take place during the visit, a Foreign Ministry statement said in Colombo.

This will provide the two countries an opportunity to review the growing ties between Sri Lanka and India; monitor implementation of bilateral understandings and further enhance the bilateral relations. Several bilateral agreements will also be signed during the visit, the statement added.

 

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