India’s External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj is expected to arrive in Sri Lanka on February 5 on a two day official visit.

She will be participating at the 9th Session of the India-Sri Lanka Joint Commission, which will be co-chaired by Swaraj and and her Sri Lankan counterpart Mangala Samaraweera on February 05.

The discussions in Colombo will focus on areas such as economic cooperation, trade, power and energy, technical and maritime cooperation, social, cultural and educational matters, science and technology, defence cooperation, health, civil aviation, tourism, and people-to-people contact.

The 8th Session of the Joint Commission was held in New Delhi on January 22, 2013. The India-Sri Lanka Joint Commission was established in 1992.

During her visit, Swaraj will also call on President Maithripala Sirisena, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and former President Chandrika Kumaratunga, the External Affairs Minister sources said.