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The Chief Minister of Andra Pradesh says President Sirisena is a revolutionary leader who transformed country’s political setup.

Chief Minister of Andra Pradesh Chandrababu Naidu says President Maithripala Sirisena is a revolutionary leader who transformed country’s political setup by reinstating democracy. He further noted that peace has been restored among different ethnic and religious groups in the island nation. Though nationalism and patriotism are essential for a country, extremism has to be uprooted.

The Chief Minister was speaking at a meeting held in Colombo today. Hospitality in Sri Lanka is very strong. The Chief Minister said that India is a powerful nation with high tech capabilities. He noted that hence the collaboration between the two nations will bear more fruits. He also predicted that cooperation with developed nations will help to create brighter future for Sri Lanka. A group of investors from the Andra Pradesh are ready to invest in Sri Lanka in different sectors like tourism, apparel industry, etc. Naidu added that his state is ready to support the Sri Lankan government’s programme to eliminate poverty. He also pointed out that it is compulsory to provide vocational training for the youth who leave the school. The chief minister stated that a mechanism should be put in place to improve productivity among the working community.