Blood is thicker than water, says S Jaishankar on India-Sri Lanka relationship
-, Mar 18, 2023, India Blooms News Service
New Delhi: Indias External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar has said it is natural that India will stand by Sri Lanka during difficult times as blood is thicker than water.
Sri Lanka witnessed a massive economic crisis in recent times following the COVID-19 outbreak.
It is very natural for India to step forward. Blood is thicker than water. It is natural at a moment of difficulty. I have always believed that you will come through this challenge but it is important to have real friends standing by you (Sri Lanka), Jaishankar was quoted as saying by ANI.
Delighted to inaugurate the geoffrey bawa: It is Essential to be There exhibition at the National Gallery of Modern Art today.
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He made the remark while speaking at the inauguration of The Exhibition Sri Lankan Architect Geoffrey Bawa in New Delhi on Friday.
(Sanjay) Kulatunga, Trustee, Geoffrey Bawa Trust) and I was talking about (India and Sri Lanka), I reminded him of the saying that blood is thicker than water. For us, it was natural at the moment of difficulty that we should see what we could do within our resources, capabilities and efforts to stand by Sri Lanka at this very difficult time, Jaishankar said while speaking at the event.