The Sri Lankan External Affairs Minister G.L Peiris is to visit India next week to meet Indian Foreign Minister Salman Khurshid, Live Mint reported. India and Sri Lanka are expected to review the status of projects undertaken by the larger neighbour in the island nation at the meeting. Peiris will be in New Delhi for the meeting of the India-Sri Lanka Joint Commission, an umbrella body that looks at various areas of bilateral cooperation from science and technology to agriculture. He will head the Sri Lankan delegation while foreign minister Salman Khurshid will lead the Indian side. The meeting will also mark the first interaction between Peiris and Khurshid, after the latter was named foreign minister in October last year replacing S.M. Krishna.]]>


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