In a second diplomatic victory to India, Sri Lanka has cancelled the decision to award a $300m housing deal to China in favour of a joint venture with an Indian company. Earlier, Indian experts claimed a major diplomatic victory over China in the Maldives when autocratic President Yameen was removed from power in what Beijing believed was a Indian-led initiative.
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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe will meet Indian PM Narendra Modi for talks on Saturday in India’s capital, New Delhi. India and Sri Lanka share long-standing ties, mainly because of cultural and ethnic links between Tamils, most of whom live in southern India and Sri Lanka’s north and east.Read More