Author: media team

Sri Lanka expressed gratitude for India’s support to douse MV X-Press Pearl fire
Asia, Politics

Sri Lanka expressed gratitude for India’s support to douse MV X-Press Pearl fire

Colombo, Sri Lanka: India extended its supported to Sri Lanka for douse the fire on vessel X-Pearl for which Defense Secretary Gen. Kamal Gunaratne (Retd) expressed his gratitude to the Indian High Commissioner in Colombo. The gratitude was conveyed by the Indian High Commissioner Gopal Baglay in Colombo on Friday as Sri Lanka’s Defense Secretary also recalled the long-existing bilateral ties and cooperation between the two countries, Colombo Page reported. The X-Press Pearl reported an onboard acid leak and caught fire just as it was due to enter the Colombo harbour on May 20. The fire was put out only after 13 days. Besides X-Press Pearl, Defense Secretary Gunaratne also discussed matters of defense cooperation with the Indian envoy in Sri Lanka. According to the Sri Lankan