Namal meets with Indian PM Modi

Minister of Youth and Sports Namal Rajapaksa met with the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi today (20).

The Minister of Youth and Sports also presented the Indian Prime Minister with a Sinhala translation of the Bhagavad Gita.

Minister Rajapaksa attended the inauguration of the Kushinagar International Airport in Uttar Pradesh today (20).

The inauguration was marked by the landing of an inaugural flight at the airport from Colombo carrying a Sri Lankan delegation of over 100 Buddhist monks and dignitaries, including a 12-member holy relic entourage.

The inaugural flight also brought Sacred Kapilavastu relics of Waskaduwa for an exposition.

The greatest gift Sri Lanka received from India is Buddhism! We have always shared a close relationship between our nations & our people! It is the vision of HE President @GotabayaR & HE PM @narendramodi to strengthen this bond between our nations & our people. 🇮🇳🤝🇱🇰

— Namal Rajapaksa (@RajapaksaNamal) October 20, 2021