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President, PM wishes Indian PM Modi

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa who telephoned Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday expressed their strong desire and commitment to further strengthen the relationship between the two neighbouring countries, Prime Minister Modi’s office said in a statement.

The Sri Lankan President and the Prime Minister called Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday to convey their warm wishes on the occasion of the Indian Prime Minister’s birthday.

“Both Sri Lankan leaders expressed their strong desire and commitment to further strengthen the relationship between the neighbouring countries. They expressed appreciation for the continued bilateral cooperation including in the joint fight against COVID-19 pandemic”.

“The Prime Minister thanked both the Leaders for their warm wishes and conveyed that he looked forward to working with them to further expand cooperation between the two countries in line with India’s Neighbourhood First policy” the statement from the Indian Prime Minister’s office said.