India reiterates support for Sri Lanka for post-COVID revival

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India yesterday assured Sri Lanka that it remained committed to partner the post-COVID era to help achieve sustained economic recovery and shared prosperity.

Responding to a media query on India-Sri Lanka discussions regarding financial matters, the Spokesperson of the High Commission of India in Sri Lanka said that in the context of the situation concerning Sri Lankan economy’s external sector, the two countries had been engaged in close and constructive discussions on rescheduling Sri Lanka’s repayment to India, and on currency swap under bilateral and SAARC arrangements.

“The matter had been taken up at the leadership level and has been followed up by senior functionaries bilaterally,” the spokesperson said. 

Most recently, the High Commissioner of India to Sri Lanka held discussions at senior levels in Colombo this week on progressing the ongoing official discussions regarding Sri Lanka’s requirements.