Hina Rabbani Khar concludes two-day visit to Sri Lanka

Foreign OfficeHina Rabbani Khar concludes two-day visit to Sri Lanka

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka: The Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Hina Rabbani Khar visited Sri Lanka on February 3-4, 2023 at the invitation of the Sri Lankan Foreign Minister to participate as a ‘Special Guest’ on the 75th Independence Day celebrations that included a cultural event and Independence Day ceremony.

The Minister of State held bilateral meetings with the President of Sri Lanka Ranil Wickremesinghe, Prime Minister Dinesh Gunawardena, and Foreign Minister Ali Sabry.

Hina Rabbani Khar extended felicitations from the people and Government of Pakistan on the occasion of Sri Lanka’s 75th Independence Day.

In her meeting with the Sri Lankan President Ranil Wickremesinghe, the minister of state conveyed Pakistan’s best wishes for the progress and prosperity of Sri Lanka.

The president reciprocated the warm wishes and underscored that her participation in Independence Day celebrations was reflective of fraternal relations between the two Countries.

During the meeting between the minister of state with the Sri Lankan Prime Minister Dinesh Gunawardena, it was agreed to further advance close, cooperative bilateral ties and strengthen high-level exchanges between Pakistan and Sri Lanka.

The Minister of State Hina Rabbani Khar and Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Ali Sabry discussed a range of issues of mutual concern in trade and investment, defence, education, and health.

They expressed satisfaction over the trajectory of bilateral relations and agreed to strengthen multidimensional cooperation and promote people-to-people contacts.

In Colombo, the minister of state also held bilateral meetings with the Foreign Minister of Bangladesh Dr. A.K. Abdul Momen and the Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan Shunsuke Takei and discussed areas of bilateral cooperation and understanding.

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