Sunday, January 29, 2023


Sunday, January 29, 2023

Ranil seek stronger ties with Murmu

President Ranil Wickremesinghe extended his greetings to Droupadi Murmu on her assumption of Office as the 15th President of India and said that he is looking forward to working closely with her towards this end.

“Her Excellency Smt. Droupadi Murmu President of the Republic of India Excellency, The Government and the people of Sri Lanka join me in extending warm felicitations on your assumption of office as the President of the Republic of India,” Wickremesinghe said in a statement.

He further said that Murmu’s appointment to the President’s post in India, which he termed as “One of the largest democracies,” is testimony to the trust and confidence the Government and the people have placed in her calibre and political acumen.

Recalling India and Sri Lanka’s relationship he said that both countries “Enjoy warm and longstanding relations which stemmed from people to people interactions over millennia and I am glad that the time-tested bonds of friendship between the two nations continue to be reinforced through ever-growing cooperation and support in many spheres of strategic interests that we share.”

“Your leadership offers fresh impetus to our joint endeavours to nurture and strengthen the cordial ties we enjoy and I look forward to working closely with you towards this end,” he further added.

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