Anura Kumara Engages in Talks with Indian High Commissioner Amid Economic Concerns

November 17, 2023

The National People's Power (NPP), known for its staunch criticism of Indian investments in Sri Lanka, held discussions with Indian High Commissioner Gopal Baglay today. The meeting, which took place at the Indian High Commission, centered around critical issues, including the economic crisis gripping the island nation.

NPP leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake spearheaded the dialogue, addressing concerns related to the economic challenges facing Sri Lanka. The meeting provided an opportunity for an open exchange of views on the prevailing economic situation, with a particular focus on potential solutions and collaborative effots between the two nations.

Notably, NPP Parliamentarian Vijitha Herath was also present during the talks, emphasizing the party's commitment to engaging in constructive conversations with key stakeholders, even those with whom they have previously expressed differences.

The discussions come against the backdrop of Sri Lanka grappling with economic difficulties, including concerns about debt, inflation, and the overall fiscal health of the country. The NPP's decision to engage with the Indian High Commissioner signals a recognition of the need for multi-faceted dialogues to address complex economic challenges.