India has provided Rs 18.5 thousand crores help to Sri Lanka and will also invest in infrastructure projects, claimed Gopal Baglay, India's High Commissioner to Sri Lanka, reported ANI.
He added, we have sent a rice consignment from India to Sri Lanka. In view of discussions with the Sri Lankan government for post-Covid-19 economic recovery, the focus has been on support for currency -currency swap, extending credit for fuel & food; energy security, & encouraging Indian investment in Sri Lanka.
India has come forward with humanitarian assistance to Sri Lanka. It is India's closest maritime neighbour. Our ties with Sri Lanka are the confluence of thee factors, said Vasudev Kutumbkam, Doctrine of Sagar & Neigbourhood First, added Gopal Baglay, India's High Commission of Sri Lanka