Jaishankar said he assured that India will take up with other international partners initiatives to support Sri Lanka at this important juncture. “Welcomed the progress on Trincomalee Tank Farm which will contribute to energy security,” he said in another tweet. “We positively noted the extension of the USD 400 million swap facility and the deferred ACU settlement of USD 515.2 million. Discussed the early realisation of USD 1 billion term loan facility for essential commodities and of USD 500 million LoC for fuel purchase,” the external affairs minister said. “Considered projects and investment plans by India that would strengthen Sri Lankan economy,” Jaishankar said.
— Dr. S. Jaishankar (@DrSJaishankar) January 15, 2022 Reaffirmed that India will be a steadfast and reliable partner of Sri Lanka. pic.twitter.com/aYgKEpkSFy
“Just concluded a detailed virtual meeting with Sri Lankan Finance Minister @RealBRajapaksa. Reaffirmed that India will be a steadfast and reliable partner of Sri Lanka,” Jaishankar tweeted after the meeting. Just concluded a detailed virtual meeting with Sri Lankan Finance Minister @RealBRajapaksa.
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This report is auto-generated from PTI news service. ThePrint holds no responsibility for its content. “Urged early release of Indian fishermen in Sri Lankan custody as a humanitarian gesture, he added.
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