External Affairs Minister DR S. Jaishankar has said that India has given 3.8 billion dollar assistance for ameliorating the serious economic situation in Sri Lanka . He said, no other countries has given this level of support to Sri Lanka this year.
Briefing reporters after chairing an all-party meeting convened by the Centre to discuss the Sri Lankan crisis in New Delhi, Dr S Jaishankar said, in Sri Lanka the situation is unprecented. Sri Lanka is our close neighbour and India will play a supportive role. He said, if there is instability in any neighbouring country or any violence, that is a matter of deep concern to India. Dr Jaishankar said, two presentation were given to the leaders of the political parties on political perspective and economic crisis in Sri Lanka.