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A delegation of Members of the Parliament of Sri Lanka called on the Prime Minister today.H.E. Mr. Karu Jayasurya, Speaker of the Sri Lankan Parliament, led the multi-party delegation.

The Parliamentarians noted the historical ties and shared spiritual & cultural heritage of India and Sri Lanka and expressed appreciation for the deepening of relations between the two countries in recent years. They also noted the benefits from a number of people-centric development cooperation projects being carried out with India’s assistance in Sri Lanka.They agreed that speedy implementation of joint economic projects will bring benefits to the economies and the people of both the countries.

The Prime Ministerwelcomed the delegation and stressed the importance of such linkages. He statedthat the new initiatives for enhancing relations between provincial assembliesand local bodies of the two countries would further deepen significantly the close people-to-people ties and trust between the two countries.

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The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today, welcomed all the new MPs ahead of the first session of 17th Lok Sabha.

In the media statement before the start of session, Prime Minister said ,“Today marks the start of the first session after the 2019 Lok Sabha polls. I welcome all new MPs. With them comes new hopes, new aspirations and new determination to serve”.

The Prime Minister expressed happiness in the increased number of women Parliamentarians in the 17th Lok Sabha. He said that the Parliament is able to fulfil the aspirations of people when it functions smoothly.

The Prime Minister also underlined the importance of opposition in parliamentary democracy. He expressed hope that the opposition will play an active role and participate in House proceedings. The opposition need not worry about their numbers in the Lok Sabha, PM said.

“When we come to Parliament, we should forget Paksh and Vipaksh. We should think about issues with a ‘Nishpaksh spirit’ and work in the larger interest of the nation”, PM added.