President FICCI, Sidharth Birla meets SAARC Leaders
Fcalled ICCI President, Sidharth Birla,
on the visiting SAARC leaders who were in New Delhi to attend the swearing in ceremony of the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi. Birla called on Hamid Karzai, President of Afghanistan; Sushil Koirala, Prime Minister of Nepal and Prof. G L Peiris, Foreign Minister of Sri Lanka.
During the meeting with the dignitaries, Birla said that the move to invite the South Asian leaders for the swearing ceremony and their response is a historic effort towards building strong ties with neighbours. He added that the bilateral talks would pave the way for long lasting peace and multifaceted cooperation among SAARC nations which was critical to put the region on a strong pedestal of sustained growth and development. Birla reiterated that the private sector of India is committed to strengthening bilateral economic ties with neighbouring countries.
1. Sidharth Birla, President, FICCI with Hamid Karzai, President of Afghanistan. 2. With Sushil Koirala, Prime Minister of
Nepal. 3. With Prof. G L Peiris, Foreign Minister
of Sri Lanka.