President of India extends greetings to Sri Lanka on Independence Day

Wednesday, 04 February 2015 - 9:37

The President of India, Pranab Mukherjee has extended his greetings and felicitations to the Government and people of Sri Lanka on the eve of Sri Lanka's 67th Independence Day.

In his message to President Maithripala Sirisena, President Mukherjee said the ties between India and Sri Lanka have matured over time to embrace all areas of contemporary significance and expressed confidence that the two nations' traditional bonds will "expand and flourish" to the mutual benefit in the years to come.

He offered India's best wishes for the "continued prosperity and well-being of the friendly people of Sri Lanka" under the leadership of new Sri Lankan President.