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India reiterates its commitment to the people of Sri Lanka

High Commission of India
Colombo
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India reiterates its commitment to the people of Sri Lanka

   In response to media queries on developments in Sri Lanka, official Spokesperson of Ministry of External Affairs made the following remarks in New Delhi on 10 May 2022.

"As a close neighbour of Sri Lanka, with historical ties, India is fully supportive of its (Sri Lanka's) democracy, stability and economic recovery.

In keeping with our Neighbourhood First policy, India has extended this year alone support worth over US$ 3.5 billion to the people of Sri Lanka for helping them overcome their current difficulties. In addition, the people of India have provided assistance for mitigating the shortages of essential items such as food, medicine etc.

India will always be guided by the best interests of the people of Sri Lanka expressed through democratic processes."

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Colombo
10 May 2022

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