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Visit of External Affairs Minister to Sri Lanka

External Affairs Minister Shri S.M. Krishna is scheduled to visit Sri Lanka from 16-19 January 2012.

During his visit, EAM is expected to call on the President and the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka. He would also meet with his counterpart Prof. G.L. Peiris, besides meeting with the political leaders, including the Leader of the Opposition in the Sri Lankan Parliament, representatives of the Tamil National Alliance and other Sri Lankan parties.

EAM would visit Kilinochchi and Jaffna in Northern Sri Lanka in connection with Government of India assisted projects and also hand over the first lot of housing units at Ariyali, Jaffna. EAM would also be visiting Galle in southern Sri Lanka where he is expected to inaugurate a segment of the Southern Railway Project implemented under a Line of Credit extended by India.

New Delhi