Finance Minister Basil meets Indian Finance Minister


Basil Rajapaksa, Minister of Finance is on a two day official visit to India. Has met Mrs. Nirmala Seetharaman.

The meeting took place in New Delhi, India.

A number of issues pertaining to bilateral economic cooperation were discussed at the meeting.

Mr. Rajapaksa thanked the Indian Minister of Finance for India’s support to Sri Lanka in a number of areas through its economic cooperation programs.

They also discussed ways and means to further develop and enhance the existing bilateral economic cooperation programs between the two countries.

Sri Nirmala Seetharaman, an economist, has been the Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs of India since May 2019.

She served as Minister of Defense from 2017 to 2019.

Seetharaman is also the Minister of State for Finance and the Minister of State for Commerce and Industry. Minister Basil Rajapaksa is scheduled to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi tomorrow (02).

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