India’s External Affairs Minister Dr. S Jaishankar says there is unanimous support on the need to stand with Sri Lanka in this difficult time.
The Minister today chaired a Parliamentary consultative committee meeting on the situation in Sri Lanka.
Minister Jaishankar said a good discussion was held in a positive atmosphere on various issues and India’s role in Sri Lanka while unanimous support on the need to stand with Sri Lanka in this difficult time.
Sri Lanka announced in April that it suspended nearly USD 7 billion foreign debt repayment due for this year.
Sri Lanka’s total foreign debt stands at USD 51 billion.