Published On: Mon, Dec 2nd, 2019
Published in Category: Karachi

FM leaves for Sri Lanka on two-day official visit

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KARACHI: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has left for Sri Lanka on a two day official visit on Sunday.

While in Sri Lanka, the Foreign Minister will call on President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa and felicitate the new leadership.

The Foreign Minister will have separate meetings with his newly-appointed Sri Lankan counterpart, Foreign Minister Dinesh Gunawardena.

The two sides will exchange views on the entire gamut of bilateral relations and matters pertaining to regional and international issues.

It may be added that Pakistan and Sri Lanka enjoy close, cordial ties based on mutual trust and understanding. The bilateral relationship is broad-based and multifaceted, covering diverse fields including political, trade, commercial, defence, people-to-people contacts and cultural exchanges. High-level visits are a regular feature of Pakistan-Sri Lanka relations.