Lankan President to visit India on Sunday


New Delhi: In his maiden foreign tour, newly elected President of Sri Lanka, Maitripala Srisena is coming to India on a four day visit. Union minister for Road, Transport and Highways and Shipping Pon Radhakrishnan said that the Sri lankan President’s visit to India will resolve the long pending fishermen issue between both the countries. He also added that the visit will be creating a good relationship between the two countries and put a permanent end to the problem.

During his visit, Srisena will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss serious issues including the peace and reconciliation process in his country. Both the leaders will also hold talks for improving the ties between both the nations.

Radhakrishnan said that the Centre will be discussing the problems being faced by the fishermen from Tamil Nadu. He also said that the previous UPA government had done enough for the Sri Lankan Tamils, but the BJP is taking step to ensure that the Tamils get their right in their country.