India, Sri Lanka to sign agreements on security, agriculture: Sources

Colombo, Mar. 12 (ANI): India and Sri Lanka are expected to sign multiple agreements during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's two-day visit to the island nation, including those on security, agriculture and infrastructure, sources state.

Upon his arrival in Colombo on Friday morning, Prime Minister Modi will most likely be received by high-level political leaders of Sri Lanka, with sources adding that a special ceremony is being organised in honour of the visiting dignitary.

Prime Minister Modi and Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena will later hold bilateral talks, with security, investments, the rehabilitation and resettlement of Tamils and the implementation of 13th Amendment high on the agenda, as per sources.

Meanwhile, Sri Lanka will reportedly release 86 Indian fishermen and the two nations will also reportedly revive ferry services between Rameswaram in India and Talaimannar in Sri Lanka. (ANI)