Indian External Affairs Minister to hand over houses to Sri Lanka IDPs

Jan 15, Colombo: India’s External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna is scheduled to visit Sri Lanka from 16-19 January 2012.

During his visit, the Indian Minister is expected to call on the President and the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka.

He would also meet with his Sri Lankan counterpart Prof. G.L. Peiris, besides meeting with the political leaders, including the Leader of the Opposition in the Sri Lankan Parliament, representatives of the Tamil National Alliance and other Sri Lankan parties according to a press release from Indian High Commission in Colombo.

The Indian Minister plans to visit Kilinochchi and Jaffna in Northern Sri Lanka in connection with Government of India assisted projects and also hand over the first lot of housing units at Ariyali, Jaffna.

He would also be visiting Galle in southern Sri Lanka where he is expected to inaugurate a segment of the Southern Railway Project implemented under a Line of Credit extended by India.

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