Wednesday, 03 March 2021, 04:34:19 pm
PM leaves for Colombo on two-day official visit
February 23, 2021

Prime Minister Imran Khan has left for Colombo on two-day official visit at the invitation of his Sri Lankan counterpart Mahinda Rajapaksa.

He is accompanied by Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, Advisor on Commerce and Investment Abdul Razak Dawood and Special Assistant on Overseas Pakistanis Zulfiqar Bukhari.

During the visit, the Prime Minister will hold talks with Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and his counterpart Mahinda Rajapaksa.

At the high-level talks, the two sides will discuss ways to promote bilateral cooperation in diverse fields, including trade, investment, health, education, agriculture and science and technology.

Memoranda of Understanding will be signed between the two countries.

The Prime Minister will also participate in Joint Trade and Investment Conference.

Pakistan and Sri Lanka have strong friendly relations since 1948. The Prime Minister's visit will help further strengthen the bilateral relationship.