India-Sri Lanka: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

RBI, Central Bank of Sri Lanka ink currency swap agreement

Published: July 17, 2015

Reserve Bank of India has signed a special currency swap agreement with the Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBS). Under this agreement, Sri Lankan bank can draw up to 1.1 billion dollars for a maximum period of 6 months.  It was signed with an intention to mitigate the possible currency volatility in the spirit of ..

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RBI signs $400 million currency swap pact with Sri Lanka

Published: March 25, 2015

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has signed a US $400 million currency swap agreement with the Central Bank of Sri Lanka. The currency swap agreement will allow central banks of both nations to make withdrawals of US Dollar or Euro in multiple tranches up to a maximum of USD 400 million or its equivalent. ..

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates the restored North-South Rail link of Sri Lanka

Published: March 14, 2015

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 14 March 2015 flagged off the first train from Thalaimannar to Madhu Road in North Sri Lanka. It marks the completion and restoration of the prestigious project of Indian Railways to restore the North-South Rail link of Sri Lanka after decades of civil war. The North-South Rail link was completely destroyed by ..

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India, Sri Lanka ink four agreements

Published: March 13, 2015

India and Sri Lanka on 13 March 2015 signed four agreements. These agreements were signed during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s maiden visit to the island nation as part of three-nation of Indian Ocean tour of Mauritius, Seychelles and Sri Lanka. The four agreements signed are Agreement on visa. Agreement on customs. Agreement on youth development. ..

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India, Sri Lanka inks agreement on civil nuclear cooperation, Cultural cooperation

Published: February 16, 2015

India and Sri Lanka have signed an agreement on civil nuclear cooperation, Cultural cooperation during Sri Lanka’s newly elected President Maithripala Sirisen four-day visit to India. Sri Lanka has signed first such bilateral agreement on civil nuclear cooperation. Following agreements were signed between India and Sri Lanka Agreement on Cooperation in the Peaceful Uses of ..

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