Monday, 17 February 2014 00:04
Senior Advisor to the President Milinda Moragoda visited New Delhi over the weekend on the invitation of the Government of India. This visit was part of a regular and on-going consultation process Moragoda has been having with Indian leaders. The purpose of this visit was to form an independent assessment of key issues concerning the Indo-Lana relationship and report back to the President. His interactions included official-level discussions with National Security Advisor to the Prime Minister of India Shri Shivshankar Menon and Foreign Secretary Sujatha Singh. He also had political-level consultations with senior Congress Party leaders, Minister of Rural Development Jairam Ramesh, Indian National Congress General Secretary Digvijay and Minister of State of Commerce and Industry Dr. E.M.S. Natchiappan.
He also met with the BJP leadership. Moragoda returned to Colombo yesterday.