Modi is Very Interested in Lanka, Says Ranil
COLOMBO: Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said here on Monday, that Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is ‘very interested’ in Sri Lanka and the region, and that this augurs well for Sri Lanka which is in the threshold of a new era.
Wickremesinghe was speaking at the Indian High Commission reception to mark the 66 th Indian Republic Day.
The Lankan PM said Sri Lanka is wanting to go beyond strengthening traditional ties to strengthening economic ties to enter the modern age.
He further said that the newly elected President Maithripala Sirisena and the masses who voted him to power share this perspective.
Wickremesinghe appealed to Lankan businessmen to link up with India to explore new opportunities thrown up by a resurgent neighbor.
Breaks Diplomatic Tradition:
The Lanka PM broke diplomatic tradition by agreeing to be the chief guest at India’s National Day when normally the chief guests are ministers.
The reception was a rare gathering of Colombo’ s elite.Twenty six ministers, the leader of the opposition, Nimal Sripalade Siva, former President Chandrika Kumaratunge, top honchos of Indian and Sri Lankan companies, and foreign envoys were present.
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Btw, now it’s time for you to distribute those long time stored bracelets, chains, tv’s, etc….!
Not only Modi, all are interested to take a piece of Lanka. Obama, Sambandan, Hakeem, Camaron, there will be a big list.
All in SL these days plays big drama role and the whole world is watching. Dirty politics makes our country in bad shape, which make others to be laugh at us.
There wont be any good in it.
Stop all nonsense, work for people.
India & Indians are the most dangerous peoples in the world.
please don’t believe them. this will be the start of Tamil Elam. one day they will increase the pressure on Sri Lanka to divide the country
I fully agree with Blogs 2 & £.
India had been our enemy from era BC when the Dravidan kingdoms invaded SL and held on to the N & E for many years until a brave and strong Sinhala king kicked them out.
Since Independence from British colonialism India has been eyeing SL to make it a colony for India. They saw an opportunity in LTTE who they trained under Indira Ghandi, funded and equipped with arms. Whenever VP and the LTTE got almost totally defeated India intervened to save them to be a thorn on SL side and to destroy SL economy. India wanted LTTE to capture whole of SL for Tamil Nadu to annex it and make it Indian colony for their Tamil nation. India did not want to allow Tamil Nadu to become independent. Hence to avoid it they planned to make SL the ‘homeland’ for Tamils for their Tamil Nation.
The current govt in SL is utterly stupid to play into India’s web of deceit. UNP is always unpatriotic. It is a pity that MR lost his way in his second term due to corruption in his rank and file, worst of all Basil. I hope this fellow and others are arrested, the money they stole is recovered from foreign banks and they are sent to prison for a long time. MR was foolish to misgovern.
Very well put by Niyamasinhalaya. Stop the bullshit and do what you guys promised. Don’t shout to much about all the wrong that MR’s family did. If he has done all of the stuff that is alleged he will pay for it in this life time in some shape or form. Don’t make too much noise because you have a lot of frogs on your side. You never know when they will get the urge to keep jumping because frogs jump and that is what they do. JUst do the right hing and let the people judge you you by your actions.
I Smell a giant rat here. Don’t you ?
This man is dreaming; the 100 day program is already behind schedule.
Mr PM, don’t worry about Modi; he is allright and doing well. Could you please deliver what you promised?