Will not Block Trade with South India: Sri Lanka




Sri Lanka has rejected moves to block trade with Tamil Nadu and has insisted that economic relations should not be disrupted despite political tensions, an official said on Thursday.

“There were reports regarding a protest by a port employees’ organization which said their members will refrain from handling or processing Indian supplies due to the situation in Tamil Nadu,” Port and Highway Deputy Minister Rohitha Abeygunawardana said.

“I am confident that such a situation will not arise,” Xinhua quoted him as saying.





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