This is PM Imran first visit to Sri Lanka after assuming office in 2018.
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan arrived in Sri Lanka on a two-day official visit on the invitation of the country’s prime minister, Mahinda Rajapaksa.
The PM was received by his Sri Lankan counterpart, Mahinda Rajapaksa where he was given a guard of honour. Later he was introduced to members of the Sri Lankan cabinet.
The premier is accompanied by a high-level delegation, including Cabinet members and senior officials.
During the visit, PM Imran will hold meetings with President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and his Sri Lankan counterpart to exchange views on key regional and international issues.
PM will participate in a joint ‘Trade and Investment Conference’ aimed at promoting trade and investment between the two countries.
He will also sign the number of MoUs to enhance bilateral cooperation.
Pakistan and Sri Lanka have maintained close, cordial and mutually supportive relations since 1948. The two countries share the commonality of views on a wide range of international and regional issues. Both sides also work closely at the international and regional fora including the United Nations and SAARC.