Pakistan, Sri Lanka Agree to Increase Links

Later, the Sri Lankan President also presented to Prime Minister Abbasi 10 corneas arranged by the Sri Lanka Pakistan Friendship, Trade and Investment Association to be used for the treatment of visually impaired persons in Pakistan.

Attending Pakistan's Republic Day celebrations on Friday, Sri Lanka's President Maithripala Sirisena said his country was pleased with the progress shown by Pakistan by utilising the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor.

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi also held a meeting with the visiting Sri Lankan president, and briefed him on issues of regional and global importance.

The second MoU was signed between Ministry of National Policies and Economic Affairs of Sri Lanka and Ministry of Inter-Provincial Coordination of Pakistan on cooperation in the field of youth development. He also reportedly thanked the country for being a key ally of Sri Lanka and for the close ties shared by the two.

The two sides discussed the entire gamut of bilateral relations and agreed to further bolster their trade relations through sea links.

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Expressing his views on the recent incident occurred in Kandy, the Prime Minister of Pakistan stated that he bestow his honor on the President in recognition of the manner in which the President acted to solve the issues utilizing his mature political experiences.

The Sri Lankan President said the people of his country respect Pakistani assistance and cooperation.

Pakistan and Sri Lanka have agreed to work together for regional peace and development and increase links.

A MoU between Bandaranaike International Diplomatic Training Institute (BIDTI) and the Foreign Service Academy of Pakistan was signed by the State Minister Wasantha Senanayake and the Pakistan Foreign Secretary.

President Sirisena, who is in Pakistan on a three-day visit, was the guest of honour at the military parade held on the Parade Ground in the federal capital to mark Pakistan Day on March 23.


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