Work on several Indo-Lanka joint projects will get off the ground this year.
This was indicated after a meeting between Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and Indian Foreign Secretary Vijay Keshav Gokhale.
The projects would be carried out in Sri Lanka with Indian assistance and investment.
The meeting between Prime Minister Wickremesinghe and Foreign Secretary Gokhale took place at Temple Trees yesterday.
The meeting also foucused on the increase in Indian investments in Sri Lanka.
The discussions also centred around the proposed Economic and Technological Cooperation Agreement (ETCA) with India, and housing projects being implemented for displaced people in the North with Indian assistance.
India also expressed its interest in investing on renovating the road network in the North.
The attention was also drawn to release the detained Indian fishermen and the success of ‘Suwaseriya’ ambulance service commenced with an Indian grant.