Jayashankar is on a three-day visit from December 3 to 3 at the invitation of Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Dinesh Gunardhan. In 2021 this is his first foreign trip. Also, he is the first foreigner to visit Sri Lanka in the new year.
Foreign Minister S. Jayashankar (S. Jaishankar) said on Wednesday that the Kovid-19 epidemic had not adversely affected India-Sri Lanka bilateral relations and that India had cooperated with Sri Lanka since Kovid-19. Jayashankar is on a three-day visit from December 3 to 3 at the invitation of Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Dinesh Gunardhan. In 2021 this is his first foreign trip. Also, he is the first foreigner to visit Sri Lanka in the new year. In a media interaction after the meeting with Gunavardhan, Jayashankar said that the corona virus epidemic had not damaged bilateral relations between India and Sri Lanka.
“India-China relations are at a critical juncture in the last 30-40 years,” he admitted.
“The reality is that there has been a high level of interaction in the last one year and it has already intensified,” Jayashankar said. “We are now interested in cooperating with Sri Lanka after Kovid-19,” he said. “The foreign minister also discussed Sri Lanka’s interest in getting the vaccine from India. “The country will further strengthen its relations with the islands on the basis of mutual trust, mutual respect and mutual sensitivity,” he said, adding that neighboring countries are now facing challenges after Kovid-19. It is also a state of economic crisis. “
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