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Sri Lankan president thanks India for ‘timely assistance’

He noted that all countries are Sri Lanka’s friends saying, “We have no enemies. We do not belong to any group.”

Srilankan President Ranil Wickremesinghe with Prime Minister Narendra Modi (Source: Wiki Commons)

The current Srilankan President Ranil Wickremesinghe on Wednesday had thanked India and Prime Minister Narendra Modi for giving Sri Lanka “a breath of life” by providing timely economic assistance to his country as it faces the worst economic crisis in decades.

He made remarks while addressing a ceremonial sitting of Parliament which had been summoned on Wednesday after a seven-day adjournment.

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