Today New Sri Lanka President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has invited Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi to visit the island nation.
President said India was a long-standing friend of his country.
Modi is the first PM to be invited to Sri Lanka after Rajapaksa took over the reins of the island nation.
Sri Lanka president asserted that his country’s ties with India were multifaceted, with a focus on security-related matters.
PM Modi’s visit is a testimony to the time-tested ties between India and Sri Lanka and will help strengthen bonds as well as energise partnership between two neighbouring countries.