Indian PM congratulates Sri Lankan counterpart
Dr. Manmohan Singh
Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh has conveyed his greetings
and good wishes to D.M. Jayaratne on his appointment as the Prime
Minister of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka.
The message dated April 22 from the Indian Prime Minister to D.M.
Jayaratne is reproduced below:
"It gives me great pleasure to convey to you, on behalf of the people
and the Government of India, our greetings and good wishes on your
appointment as the Prime Minister of the Democratic Socialist Republic
of Sri Lanka.
India and Sri Lanka enjoy a close, friendly and multifaceted
relationship. Our two countries are now poised for greater engagement in
a number of areas. We greatly value your personal contribution to the
strengthening of our relations and I look forward to working with you to
further develop these relations for the benefit of the people of both