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India’s Finance Minister gives further impetus to economic ties with SL Featured

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman arrived yesterday for a three-day visit engagement during which would give a further impetus to strong and growing economic ties with Sri Lanka.

She is in Sri Lanka on the invitation by the Government to attend the ‘Naam 200’ event in Colombo today and will call on President Ranil Wickremesinghe and Prime Minister Dinesh Gunawardena.

A total of more than 30 business leaders from India will attend the 'Naam 200’ event today according to official sources.

A milestone is the resumption of bilateral talks to enhance the existing FTA to an comprehensive Economic and Technology Cooperation Agreement (ECTA) after a five year hiatus.

A Business Summit on the theme ‘Enhancing Connectivity: Partnering for Prosperity’, scheduled for today is also a key highlight of the visit




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