Jaishankar visits Lanka to establish early ties with Gotabaya administration2 min read . Updated: 19 Nov 2019, 09:04 PM IST
- Jaishankar will be the first foriegn visitor to visit Colombo after the new administration under Gotabaya Rajapaksa assumed office
- The visit assumes significance given that Gotabaya is seen as pro-China and India would be keeping a close watch to see whether the new administration in Colombo walks a balance between New Delhi and Beijing
NEW DELHI : India on Tuesday dispatched External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar to Colombo for establishing early contacts with the new administration headed by former defence secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa who won the 16 November polls and has assumed office as the new president of Sri Lanka.
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