Narendra Damodardas Modi (born 17 September 1950) is an Indian politician serving as the 14th and current Prime Minister of India since 2014. He was the Chief Minister of Gujarat from 2001 to 2014 and is the Member of Parliament for Varanasi. Modi is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), a Hindu nationalist volunteer organisation. He is the first prime minister outside of the Indian National Congress to win two consecutive terms with a full majority and the second to complete five years in office after Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
COLOMBO (News 1st) – India's External Affairs Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar said that the full implementation of the 13th Amendment and early conduct of provincial elections are critical for political devolution.He was speaking in Colombo on Friday (20) alongside Foreign Minister Ali Sabry, and with President Ranil Wickremesinghe present at the President's Office."He President briefed me on the political devolution and his thinking.
I shared with him our considered view that the full implementation of the 13th Amendment and early conduct of provincial elections are critical in this regard.
Durable efforts towards reconciliation are in the interests of all sections in Sri Lanka," he said.He also handed over Prime Minister Narendra Modi's invitation to President Wickremesinghe to visit India at an early date to discuss how Sri Lanka – India partnership can facilitate Sri Lanka's strong recovery.
India's External Affairs Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar said that the primary purpose of coming to Colombo was to express India's solidarity with Sri Lanka during these difficult moments. "As you know, last year India extended US $ 4 Billion in terms of credits and rollovers to help Sri Lanka get through an economic crisis.