A special meeting was held yesterday (21) between the High Commissioner of Sri Lanka to India Milinda Moragoda and the Indian Finance Minister S. Nirmala Sitharaman.
It is in New Delhi, India.
Since November 2021, several rounds of discussions were held between Milinda Moragoda and the Indian Finance Minister regarding India’s support to Sri Lanka and assistance to Sri Lanka.
The meeting was held yesterday as another step in the series of discussions and the High Commissioner expressed the gratitude of the Sri Lankan people to India for the crucial support given by the Indian government to Sri Lanka in obtaining the extended credit facility of the International Monetary Fund.
Also, in view of the current situation, High Commissioner Milind Moragoda has expressed special thanks for Sitharaman’s personal intervention to solve the problem in Sri Lanka with bilateral development partners and multilateral financial institutions including the International Monetary Fund.
Also, in this meeting, special attention has been paid to the issues of bilateral economic cooperation between the two countries, attracting Indian investors for investment opportunities in Sri Lanka and increasing the number of Indian tourists coming to Sri Lanka.