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Modi congratulates Sirisena for election as Lanka President

[PTI, Friday, 9 January 2015 09:30 No Comment]

2015_1$img08_jan_2015_pti1_8_2015_000230b-ll (PTI) Reaching out to President-elect of Sri Lanka Maithripala Sirisena, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today congratulated him on his electoral victory and said he looked forward to working with him to take the bilateral ties to a new level.

Modi first called up Sirisena and then wrote a letter to him, hailing his win and expressing India’s continued solidarity to Sri Lanka’s peace and development.

"I spoke to Shri Maithripala Sirisena and congratulated him.

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