Hina Rabbani Khar to participate in Sri Lanka’s 75th Independence Day

Foreign OfficeHina Rabbani Khar to participate in Sri Lanka's 75th Independence Day

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Hina Rabbani Khar will undertake a visit to Colombo on February 3-4, 2023 to participate in the 75th Independence Day of Sri Lanka as a Guest of Honour.

In addition to attending the Independence Day events, she will call on the Sri Lankan leadership and hold a meeting with the Foreign Minister of Sri Lanka Ali Sabry.


Pakistan and Sri Lanka have historic ties that have grown steadily in all aspects of bilateral cooperation.

The two Countries also have worked closely in multilateral forums including South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC).

The visit of the Minister of State would contribute to enhanced understanding between the two countries and signal Pakistan’s support for Sri Lanka in a difficult time.

Last week, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Hina Rabbani Khar led Pakistan delegation to UN Human Rights Council in Geneva.

The Minister of State presented Pakistan’s national progress report under the Universal Periodic Review, UPR-42.

In her remarks, the Minister of State highlighted legal, policy, institutional and administrative steps taken by Pakistan to promote human rights and fundamental freedoms. She reaffirmed Pakistan’s resolve to promote well-being and welfare of its people, build a democratic polity and foster an inclusive society.

Khar noted the steady progress on implementation of recommendations made at Pakistan’s 3rd Universal Periodic Review and expressed Pakistan’s continued commitment to human rights.

On the sidelines of the event, Hina Rabbani Khar held meetings with United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Director General of the International Labor Organization, Director General of World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and Secretary-General of the UN Conference on Trade and Development.

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