ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday telephoned His Excellency Mahinda Rajapaksa to felicitate him on his appointment as the Prime Minister of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka.
During the telephonic conversation, the prime minister lauded the progress made by Sri Lanka during Mr. Rajapaksa’s two terms as the president.
Imran Khan expressed the desire to work closely with the Sri Lankan prime minister to further strengthen Pakistan-Sri Lanka bilateral relations in all dimensions.
The prime minister also extended an invitation to Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa to visit Pakistan.
The Sri Lankan prime minister thanked Prime Minister Imran Khan for his felicitations and said that he looked forward to working together to further strengthen Sri Lanka-Pakistan relations.
I’m honoured to have taken oaths as Sri Lanka’s new Prime Minister. I look forward to serving all Sri Lankans as we take our country forward with a new vision to further develop and protect it for future generations. pic.twitter.com/j5T56d3Bv2
— Mahinda Rajapaksa (@PresRajapaksa) November 21, 2019