Foreign Minister Dinesh Gunawardena, who is on a two-day visit to India, met Indian External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar in New Delhi yesterday. The meeting between the two leaders took place at the Hyderabad House in the Indian capital.
Earlier yesterday, Minister Gunawardena had met India’s Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale and is set to hold multiple other meetings during the visit, including with India’s Minister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Mahendra Nath Pandey and Minister of Labour Santosh Kumar Gangwar.
This is Minister Gunawardena’s first official visit after taking over as the Foreign Minister last November following the formation of the new government under President Gotabaya Rajapaksa.
Minister Dinesh Gunawardena is also scheduled to visit Mahabodhi Temple in Bihar. He will emplane for Sri Lanka today.