Category: Press

Priority for relative, others are friends

“The first visit abroad by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa to India has its own symbolic significance, translating into a diplomatic gesture his statement to the External Affairs Minister, Subramanium Jaishankar that while China is a trade partner, India is a relative.” This was stated by Kanwal Sibal, doyen of Indian diplomats, putting the significance of the…

Rajapaksa, Modi: a meeting of spirits?

India reciprocated enthusiastically to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s promise that he would strive to elevate Indo – Sri Lanka relations to the highest level possible during his tenure of office. President Rajapaksa and Prime Minister Narendra Modi held discussions at the majestic Hyderabad House, former Palace of Nizam of Hyderabad, now the Prime Minister’s State Guest…