Pakistan’s New High Commissioner Saad Khattak Presents Credentials to Sri Lankan President

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka: Pakistan’s new High Commissioner to Sri Lanka Major General (retd) Muhammad Saad Khattak presented his credentials to the Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the President Office in Colombo on Monday.

During the audience with the Sri Lankan president, the high commissioner conveyed best wishes of the President Dr Arif Alvi and Prime Minister Imran Khan of Pakistan to the President and people of Sri Lanka. He affirmed the desire to further strengthen fraternal ties between the two Countries.

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa warmly welcomed the High Commissioner to Sri Lanka and extended his best wishes for a successful term.

Major General (retd) Muhammad Saad Khattak has 35 years of an illustrious career in various assignments both inside and outside the Pakistan.

He is a graduate of French Army Junior Staff Course, Defense Intelligence Directors Course, UK, Command and Staff College Quetta, and National Defence University Islamabad.

He possesses Masters Degrees in Political Science, War Studies and an M. Phil in International Relations.

His employment in Balochistan and in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, FATA and Islamabad/Rawalpindi at senior positions provided him a unique insight into the effort against War on Terrorism.

He also appears on national/international TV channels as a security expert in addition to writing articles for leading newspapers.