Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi met with Opposition Leader, former President Mahinda Rajapaksa at the Indian High Commissioner’s residence during his short but busy stop-over in Sri Lanka yesterday.
According to official sources, the talks with the Opposition Leader focused on the need for close cooperation between the two countries in countering terrorism, enhancing security and, on economic development.
The Indian leader also met with a Tamil National Alliance delegation led by R. Sampanthan who called on Prime Minister Modi to congratulate him on his electoral victory. TNA MPs M.A. Sumanthiran, S.Adaikkalanathan, Mavai Senathiraja and D. Siddarthan were also present on the occasion