PM Modi and Sri Lankan President Sirisena discuss threat from terrorism and extremism in bilateral meeting

New Delhi:

Prime Minister Narendra Modi held bilateral meeting with President of Sri Lanka Maithripala Sirisena in New Delhi on Friday.

Both the leaders noted that terrorism and extremism continue to pose threat to humanity and committed to closer bilateral cooperation for peace and security in South Asia and the Indian Ocean region.

President of Sri Lanka Maithripala Sirisena attended the swearing-in-ceremony of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday.

President Sirisena congratulated the Prime Minister on the re-assumption of Office following the resounding victory of his Party in the recently-held General Elections and reiterated his desire to work together to strengthen relations between the two countries for peace, prosperity and security in our region.

Prime Minister Modi warmly thanked President Sirisena for his gesture of attending the Ceremony and also for his good wishes. He conveyed his government’s continued commitment to further foster friendly bilateral ties with Sri Lanka.