In­dia to speed up in­fra projects in Sri Lanka

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In­dia and Sri Lanka agreed to speed up im­ple­men­ta­tion of de­vel­op­ment projects in the is­land na­tion and deepen their his­toric ties dur­ing a meet­ing be­tween PM Modi and vis­it­ing coun­ter­part Ranil Wickremasinghe. All projects un­der­way were dis­cussed which in­clude a re­cent de­ci­sion to award a hous­ing project in Jaffna to In­dia after tak­ing it away from a Chi­nese group. In­dia is also in­volved in build­ing air­ports in Palaly and a port in Kanke­san­thu­rai as well as one of the con­tainer ter­mi­nals in Colombo and a lease of Mat­tala air­port near the Chi­nese con­trolled Ham­ban­tota Port.

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