India welcomes end to political crisis in Sri Lanka: Reaffirms faith in upward trajectory

Raveesh Kumar
Raveesh Kumar

New Delhi, Dec 16 : India on Sunday welcomed the end of political impasse in Sri Lanka with Ranil Wickremesinghe being sworn in again as Prime Minister of the island nation.

“As a close neighbour and true friend, India welcomes the resolution of the political situation in Sri Lanka,” External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said in response to media queries.

“This is a reflection of the maturity demonstrated by all political forces, and also of the resilience of Sri Lankan democracy and its institutions.

“India remains committed to taking forward its people oriented development projects in Sri Lanka. We are confident that India-Sri Lanka relations will continue to move on an upward trajectory,” he added.

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