The selected prime minister of Pakistan Imran is trying to lure Lanka to the Chinese fold. This is his maiden visit to Sri Lanka after assuming office of prime minister…reports Asian Lite News, the best newspaper from London
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan embarked on a two-day official visit to Sri Lanka on Tuesday on the invitation of Sri Lankan prime minister Mahinda Rajapaksa.
This is his maiden visit to Sri Lanka after assuming office of prime minister . Khan would be accompanied by a high-level delegation, including members of the cabinet and senior officials.
“The PM’s programme includes meetings with President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa. The PM will also lead the delegation-level talks, covering all areas of cooperation between the two countries including trade and investment, health and education, agriculture and science & technology, defence and security, and culture and tourism. Besides bilateral matters, views will be exchanged on key regional and international issues,” Pakistan Foreign Office’s statement said.
If further said that the reconstitution of the Sri Lanka-Pakistan Parliamentary Friendship Association will be also announced to promote parliamentary exchanges between the two countries.
“PM Imran will also participate in a joint ‘Trade and Investment Conference’ aimed at promoting trade and investment between the two countries,” the statement said.
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