Shri J. P. Nadda, Health & Family Welfare
Minister, Government of India on Monday met Mr. Rajitha Senaratne, Minister of
Health and Indigenous Medicine, Government of Sri Lanka and discussed issues
related to increasing cooperation between the two countries in health sector.
Shri Nadda noted that the relations between India and Sri Lanka are unique and based upon shared historical, cultural, ethnic and civilizational ties and extensive people-to-people interaction.
Shri Nadda extended an invitation to Mr. Rajitha Senaratne to attend the next SAARC Health Ministers' Meeting at New Delhi which India has offered to host in the near future.
Both sides agreed to expand bilateral cooperation in health and to resolve the issues, if any, amicably through mutual consultations since India and Sri Lanka have close and friendly relations.