India’s Prime Minister Modi to visit Sri Lanka: First visit after 28 years

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Feb 20, 2015 (LBO) – India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Sri Lanka on March 13 which is the first visit by an Indian leader to the island in 28 years, cabinet spokesman Rajitha Senaratne said yesterday. Senaratne said, the two government plans to discuss about Indian investment in Sri Lanka in detailed during Modi’s three day visit.

President Sirisena visited New Delhi earlier this week.

Rajiv Gandhi visited Sri Lanka in July 1987 during the Indo-Sri Lanka peace accord, which was the last visit by an Indian leader to the country.