In a diplomatic encounter, India’s External Affairs Minister, Dr. S. Jaishankar, had a meeting with Sri Lankan President Ranil Wickremesinghe on the sidelines of the NAM Summit in Kampala.

Expressing gratitude for the President’s ongoing guidance, Dr. Jaishankar highlighted the commitment of India towards strengthening bilateral initiatives through policies like ‘Neighbourhood First’ and ‘SAGAR.’ The diplomatic exchange underscores the collaborative efforts between the two nations for regional advancement.

Security and Growth for All in the Region (SAGAR) is India’s policy or doctrine of maritime cooperation in the Indian Ocean region. The policy was first announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.