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President, Indian NSA stress need to further consolidate bilateral cooperation

National Security Advisor of India Ajit Doval called on President Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the Presidential Secretariat on Saturday evening. Picture courtesy President’s Media Division
National Security Advisor of India Ajit Doval called on President Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the Presidential Secretariat on Saturday evening. Picture courtesy President’s Media Division

The National Security Advisor (NSA) of India Ajit Doval called on President Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the Presidential Secretariat on Saturday evening.

President Rajapaksa and the Indian Security Advisor engaged in a highly fruitful discussion aimed at further strengthening all forms of bilateral relations.

Indo-Lanka security cooperation, maintaining peace and security in the Indian Ocean region and infrastructure development in Sri Lanka were among the major topics discussed.

Both sides agreed that infrastructure development projects initiated with the assistance of India should be completed expeditiously.

Doval expressed India’s willingness to identify and invest in new fields that can contribute to Sri Lanka’s economic growth.

President Rajapaksa and Indian NSA Doval stressed the need to further consolidate mutually beneficial bilateral cooperation which is already at a very satisfactory level.