10 January, 2020
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Syllabus subtopic: India and its neighbourhood- relations.
Prelims and Mains focus: About the recent meeting between the foreign ministers and the discussions held; about ETCA and its significance; About Mahabodhi Temple
News: India and Sri Lanka on Thursday discussed the “entire gamut of bilateral ties”, during talks between the visiting Sri Lankan Minister of Foreign Relations, Skills Development, Employment and Labour Relations, Dinesh Gunawardena, and External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar on Thursday.
The visit by the Sri Lankan Minister, his first visit abroad after taking charge, comes after the visit by Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa in November as “a follow-up” to his discussions with PM Modi.
Discussions held in the meeting
Mr. Gunawardena will also visit the Mahabodhi temple in Bodhgaya.
About Mahabodhi Temple
Source: The Hindu
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