The Indian Embassy in Sri Lanka taking to twitter wrote, "Keenly look forward to welcoming Hon'ble Finance Minister @RealBRajapaksa to #India next week. His visit will consolidate ongoing efforts to further strengthen the economic partnership."
In January, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar held a telephonic conversation with the Sri Lankan Finance Minister.
The two Ministers reviewed the progress in extending the Indian credit facility of USD 1 billion for importing food, essential items and medicine and USD 500 million for importing fuel from India.
Jaishankar, during the meet, said that India will continue to extend a helping hand to Sri Lanka amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
As per the statement by Ministry of External Affairs, the two Ministers agreed to remain in close touch for guiding mutually beneficial bilateral economic cooperation towards long-term economic partnership for shared progress and prosperity.