In a telephonic conversation, the key leaders of their countries also reviewed topical developments and the ongoing cooperation between the two countries in bilateral and multilateral forums.
"President points out this relief would be helpful to manage COVID-19 Social Distancing, Public Health and Social Security Systems in these countries."
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After his official engagement in Delhi, Rajapaksa will travel to Varanasi, Sarnath, Bodh Gaya and Tirupati.
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During the two-day visit, the Lankan president will hold talks with Prime Minister Modi to deepen strategic bilateral ties.
His elder brother Mahinda Rajapaksa, who was the country's president from 2005 to 2015, and a large number of dignitaries, including parliamentarians, took part in the oath-taking ceremony.
Rajapaksa secured 52.25 per cent votes (6,924,255) while Premadasa received 41.99 per cent of the total votes polled (5,564,239), the election commission said.
Rajapaksa stormed to victory in Sri Lanka's presidential elections, the results of which came on Sunday.