Sri Lanka’s Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa. Photo: Reuters Sri Lanka’s Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa. Photo: Reuters
Sri Lanka’s Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa. Photo: Reuters

Sri Lanka seeks to balance India ties even as China presence grows

  • India’s PM Modi is set to meet his Sri Lankan counterpart in a virtual summit to reset ties, which have dipped amid China’s growing presence in the island
  • While Colombo has recently been pivoting back to New Delhi, this process is likely to speed up as the pandemic ravages Sri Lanka’s economy, observers say

Topic |   China-Sri Lanka relations
Sri Lanka’s Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa. Photo: Reuters Sri Lanka’s Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa. Photo: Reuters
Sri Lanka’s Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa. Photo: Reuters
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