India, Sri Lanka ink four pactsJanuary 17th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Jan 17 (IANS) India and Sri Lanka Tuesday signed four agreements to promote bilateral ties and boost trade between the two countries to $5 billion this year.
The agreements were signed in the presence of India’s External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna and Sri Lankan Foreign Affairs Minister G.M. Peiris after they held talks on bilateral issues, including the early political settlement for the ethnic Tamil minorities.
Krishna is on a four-day visit to Sri Lanka since Monday.
- Krishna heads to Lanka, hopes for solution to Tamils' problems (Lead) - Jan 15, 2012
- Krishna in Colombo on four-day visit - Jan 16, 2012
- Krishna meets Sri Lankan Tamil, Muslim leaders - Jan 16, 2012
- Krishna to push for political settlement of Tamil issue (Lead) - Jan 16, 2012
- India to fund development projects in Lanka (Lead) - Jan 17, 2012
- Krishna holds talks with Sri Lankan president, PM - Jan 17, 2012
- Krishna flies to Jaffna to assist ethnic Tamils - Jan 18, 2012
- Rajapaksa assures Krishna of empowering ethnic Tamils (Second Lead) - Jan 17, 2012
- India asks Sri Lanka to launch dialogue for political settlement - Nov 26, 2010
- Rajapaksa assures Krishna of power-devolution to Tamils - Jan 17, 2012
- Krishna unveils rail project in Sri Lanka - Jan 19, 2012
- Rajapaksa chief guest at CWG closer, likely to discuss Tamil issue (Night Lead) - Oct 11, 2010
- Manmohan, Rajapaksa discuss Tamil refugees, devolution (Second Lead) - Oct 15, 2010
- India opens consulate in Jaffna, launches Northern Railway line (Lead) - Nov 27, 2010
- India, Sri Lanka to jointly develop fisheries - Jan 15, 2012