Thursday June 20, 2019
Home Politics Prime Ministe...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi to visit Seychelles, Mauritius and Sri Lanka from March 10-14

0
//

By Newsgram Staff Writer

To strengthen the bilateral ties, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be visiting Seychelles, Mauritius and Sri Lanka from March 10 to March 14.

“The visit of the prime minister to our friendly maritime neighbours is reflective of India’s desire to further strengthen our ties in the Indian Ocean region,” said an official statement.

On March 11, the Prime Minister will be in Seychelles. From there he will leave for Mauritius and spend two days there. In the last leg of his journey, from March 13-14, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Sri Lanka.

During his stay in Sri Lanka, Modi will hold meetings with President Maithripala Sirisena and other senior leaders. He will also hold discussions with Seychelles President James Alexis Michel to strengthen maritime ties.

images

Next Story

Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Form Committee on ‘One Nation, One Election’

He said that members of all the opposition parties present at the meeting supported the idea barring the CPI and CPI-M

0
Narendra-Modi
Narendra Modi.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi in an all-party meeting on Wednesday said that a committee will be formed to look into the various issues regarding the “one nation, one election” plan.

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh told this to the media after the conclusion of the meeting which lasted for over three-and-a-half hours.

Singh said that five major agendas were discussed in the meeting, including the “one nation, one election” agenda.

modi, congress party
India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves toward his supporters during an election campaign rally in New Delhi, May 8, 2019. VOA

He said that members of all the opposition parties present at the meeting supported the idea barring the CPI and CPI-M.

“Only CPI and CPI-M expressed difference of opinion, saying how it could be implemented,” the Defence Minister said.

Also Read- Mark Zuckerberg, Tim Cook, Sundar Pichai Make their Way to the Top 100 CEOs List

Over 40 parties were invited for the meeting in which 21 party chiefs participated while three expressed their inability to join the meeting citing some reasons, Singh added. (IANS)