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Sushma Swaraj arrives in Sri Lanka

This will provide opportunities to build on the close contacts

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Colombo, Mar.6 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj arrived in Sri Lanka, ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the island nation next week.

According to reports, Swaraj was received at the Bandaranaike International Airport by Sri Lanka Deputy Foreign Minister Ajith Perera.

During her trip, Swaraj is scheduled to meet Sri Lanka President Maithirpala Sirisena and Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera later in the day, before meeting Sri Lanka Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Saturday.

Prime Minister Modi will have meetings with President Maithripala Sirisena and other senior leaders across the political spectrum in Sri Lanka on March 13-14.

This will provide opportunities to build on the close contacts at the highest political level and enhance mutual cooperation and understanding on major issues of common interest.

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