Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Vasantha Senanayake had talks in Nepal on the sidelines of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) meeting.
According to the Sri Lankan Ambassador to Nepal Wellage Swarnalatha Parera, the meeting was a courtesy meeting but both leaders exchanged views on mutual relations.
They also shared views on making the initiation taken by BEMISTEC a success. Parera said the two leaders did not discuss regional issues. Indian officials meanwhile said they discussed bilateral issues, mutual cooperation and matters relating to strengthening cultural linkages.