Monday, October 22, 2018

Indian support for Palaly Airport development

India will provide its full support to Sri Lanka towards the development of the Palaly Airport, inaugurating direct air links form South India to Palaly and Batticaloa and providing 750 jeeps for streamlining the Sri Lanka Police Mobile Services, Indian Home Affairs Minister Rajnath Singh said.

The Indian Home Affairs Minister gave this assurance when he met Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe at the New Delhi Taj Hotel Niswan Conference Hall on Saturday.

Minister Rajnath Singh said defence cooperation between Sri Lanka and India had brought mutual benefits to both countries.

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe thanked India for the support and co-operation extended towards combating crime in Sri Lanka, a press release by the Prime Minister’s office said.

Preimier Wickremesinghe said Sri Lanka had succeeded in reducing its crime rate by 30 percent during the last two years while solutions had been found for almost 90 percent of complaints received.
22/10/18 Daily News

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