Minister Marapana will meet his Indian counterpart, Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj on 9 September for discussions on a range of bilateral issues aimed at further strengthening the India-Sri Lanka partnership. The Minister is scheduled to call on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the same day. He will return to Colombo on10 September.
Prasad Kariyawasam, Secretary to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and M.A.K. Girihagama, Senior Director General of the South Asia and SAARC Division of the Ministry will accompany the Minister.