India-Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka seeks Indian support ahead of key UNHRC sessions 

During the UN Human Rights Council session in Geneva next week, Sri Lanka's record in human rights and related accountability will be probed.

published on : 19th February 2021

Vaccine diplomacy intensifies as China donates Sinovac to Sri Lanka after India supplies Covishield

So far, India has sent consignments of coronavirus vaccines under grant assistance to Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan, the Maldives, Seychelles, Myanmar and Mauritius.

published on : 28th January 2021

Sri Lanka to procure 2 to 3 million doses of anti-COVID vaccine from India: Official

A total of 250,000 people, mostly health frontline workers, members of the security forces and police and the vulnerable aged, will get the vaccine on a priority basis.

published on : 27th January 2021

MEA for talks with Sri Lanka to address fishermen issue 

“Both the countries have agreed that it is a humanitarian issue and should be dealt with accordingly,” Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said.

published on : 23rd January 2021

S Jaishankar’s three-day Sri Lanka visit from today, likely to meet President, PM

During this trip, Jaishankar is likely to meet the Sri Lankan president, Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa and his Sri Lankan counterpart Dinesh Gunawardena.

published on : 5th January 2021

Modi-Rajapaksa virtual summit: India pitches for devolution of powers by Lankan government to minority Tamils

In the talks, Modi emphasised on full implementation of the 13th amendment to the Sri Lankan Constitution, saying it is essential for the peace and reconciliation process.

published on : 26th September 2020

Modi-Rajapaksa virtual summit: India extends USD 15 million assistance to Sri Lanka for promoting Buddhist ties

MEA also said that in the current COVID imposed restrictions, the successful conduct of the virtual summit reflects the high degree of commitment at the leaders' level.

published on : 26th September 2020