Sri Lanka’s President leaves for Pakistan: Trade discussions on the table

Apr 06, 2015 (LBO) – Sri Lanka’s President Maithripala Sirisena left for Pakistan yesterday on a a three-day state visit on the invitation of Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, the presidents office said in a media release.

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The President plans to hold bilateral discussions with the President of Pakistan Mamnoon Hussain, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and other Pakistani dignitaries.

Sri Lanka and Pakistan are due to sign agreements aimed at strengthening the political and economic ties between the two countries.

 The statement said the President’s state visit to Pakistan will provide a new dynamism to the bilateral engagement, building upon the excellent relations, which exist between the two countries.
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