New Delhi: National Security Advisor Ajit Doval on Saturday met Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and discussed security in the Indian Ocean and strengthening of bilateral relation with the island nation.
They also discussed new Indian investments and infrastructure projects. The Indian High Commission said Mr Doval had a “productive” discussion.
He expressed hope that India-Sri Lanka relations would diversify and deepen under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Rajapaksa.
Mr Rajapaksa also said after the meeting that he had a “fruitful discussion” with India’s NSA.
National security, security in the Indian Ocean, new Indian investments, continuation of infrastructure projects and strengthening of bilateral relations were the areas discussed at the meeting, he tweeted.
Mr Doval had on Friday met Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa.