Modi on 2-day visit to Lanka from today

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 11 May 2017 09:14:39


NEW DELHI,

PRIME Minister Narendra Modi will be in Sri Lanka on Thursday and Friday on a visit which officials said will further boost bilateral relations. Modi will be the Chief Guest at the UN-recognised 14th International Vesak Day meant to mark the enlightenment and passing away of Lord Buddha.


The visit follows the invitation of Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena. It will be Modi’s second trip to Sri Lanka as Prime Minister after March 2015.