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PM Modi to visit Jaffna to woo Tamils in Sri Lanka

Colombo, March 14: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on three-nation trip, will visit Jaffna, the Tamil stronghold in Sri Lanka. Today, he may discuss the refugee issue and appeal to the Lankan government about offering them the status of permanent citizenship in the Indian Ocean nation.

Modi is likely to meet Tamil National Alliance leaders and discuss their issues. The PM will inaugurate a train service from Madhu Road to Talai Mannar Pier in Sri Lanka.

Yesterday, four agreements were signed between India and Lanka to boost economy and maritime security cooperation.


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