PM Modi visited Sri Lanka on 11th and 12th May 2017 where he joined Vesak Day celebrations. He interacted with leading Buddhist spiritual leaders & scholars. Shri Modi held wide ranging talks with President Maithripala Sirisena & PM Ranil Wickremesinghe & discussed ways to further deepen bilateral ties. He visited the Seema Malaka & Dalada Maligawa temples. Shri Modi inaugurated the Dickoya Hospital built with Indian assistance. He also had an interaction with Tamil community.