Day: May 12, 2017

PM Narendra Modi in Sri Lanka on two-day trip, visits oldest Buddhist temple

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Colombo on a two-day visit aimed at reinforcing the traditional connect between India and Sri Lanka at a time when China seeks to make inroads into the island nation.

Sri Lanka rejects Chinese request for submarine visit: sources

Sri Lanka has rejected China’s request to dock one of its submarines in Colombo this month, two senior government officials said on Thursday as the Indian prime minister landed in the island nation.