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From holding bilateral talks to planting trees - a look back at PM Modi's Sri Lanka visit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said he had an 'immensely fruitful' meetings with Sri Lanka's top leadership, including President Maithripala Sirisena, during which the two sides agreed that terrorism is a 'joint threat' that needs collective and focussed action, weeks after the island nation witnessed the worst jihadi attack. Modi, the first foreign leader to visit Sri Lanka after the deadly Easter terror attacks on April 21, was accorded a red-carpet welcome. His visit is considered as a sign of India's affirmation of solidarity with Sri Lanka in the aftermath of the attacks, the worst in the history of the island nation that killed 258 people, including 11 Indians. From holding bilateral talks to paying tributes to the victims of Easter Sunday attacks, here is a quick look at PM Modi’s visit to Sri Lanka.

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 09 June 2019, 11:04:33 PM
From holding bilateral talks to planting trees - a look back at PM Modi's Lanka visit

From holding bilateral talks to planting trees - a look back at PM Modi's Lanka visit

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said he had an "immensely fruitful" meetings with Sri Lanka's top leadership, including President Maithripala Sirisena, during which the two sides agreed that terrorism is a "joint threat" that needs collective and focussed action, weeks after the island nation witnessed the worst jihadi attack. Modi, the first foreign leader to visit Sri Lanka after the deadly Easter terror attacks on April 21, was accorded a red-carpet welcome. His visit is considered as a sign of India's affirmation of solidarity with Sri Lanka in the aftermath of the attacks, the worst in the history of the island nation that killed 258 people, including 11 Indians. From holding bilateral talks to paying tributes to the victims of Easter Sunday attacks, here is a quick look at PM Modi’s visit to Sri Lanka.
From holding bilateral talks to planting trees - a look back at PM Modi's Lanka visit

From holding bilateral talks to planting trees - a look back at PM Modi's Lanka visit

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi is received by Sri Lankan counterpart Ranil Wickremesinghe as he arrives at Colombo airport in Sri Lanka.
From holding bilateral talks to planting trees - a look back at PM Modi's Lanka visit

From holding bilateral talks to planting trees - a look back at PM Modi's Lanka visit

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PM Modi interacts with a little girl who welcomed him with a bouquet of flowers on his arrival at Colombo airport in Sri Lanka.
From holding bilateral talks to planting trees - a look back at PM Modi's Lanka visit

From holding bilateral talks to planting trees - a look back at PM Modi's Lanka visit

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Modi paid visit to St Anthony’s Church in Colombo on Sunday. The prime minister was there to pay tributes to the victims of deadly Easter Sunday attacks.
From holding bilateral talks to planting trees - a look back at PM Modi's Lanka visit

From holding bilateral talks to planting trees - a look back at PM Modi's Lanka visit

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Modi shakes hands with Sri Lankan leader of the opposition and former president Mahinda Rajapaksa during a meeting in Colombo.
From holding bilateral talks to planting trees - a look back at PM Modi's Lanka visit

From holding bilateral talks to planting trees - a look back at PM Modi's Lanka visit

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi inspects Guard of Honor during his ceremonial welcome at President Secretariat in Colombo.
From holding bilateral talks to planting trees - a look back at PM Modi's Lanka visit

From holding bilateral talks to planting trees - a look back at PM Modi's Lanka visit

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Modi plants a tree at President House in Colombo on Sunday. Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena is also present.
From holding bilateral talks to planting trees - a look back at PM Modi's Lanka visit

From holding bilateral talks to planting trees - a look back at PM Modi's Lanka visit

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Modi addresses the members of the Indian Community at India House in Colombo on Sunday.
From holding bilateral talks to planting trees - a look back at PM Modi's Lanka visit

From holding bilateral talks to planting trees - a look back at PM Modi's Lanka visit

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacts with members of the Indian Community at India House in Colombo.
From holding bilateral talks to planting trees - a look back at PM Modi's Lanka visit

From holding bilateral talks to planting trees - a look back at PM Modi's Lanka visit

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PM Modi is bid farewell by Sri Lankan PM Ranil Wickremesinghe before enplaning for India from Colombo after a day visit in Colombo.
From holding bilateral talks to planting trees - a look back at PM Modi's Lanka visit

From holding bilateral talks to planting trees - a look back at PM Modi's Lanka visit

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi emplanes for India from Colombo after a day visit in Colombo on Sunday.