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Pak- Sri Lanka ties see a boost, as PM Khan concludes his maiden Official visit to the Island Country

Prime Minister Imran Khan on 24th February, arrived in Sri Lan- ka on a two-day visit to the country on the invitation of the country’s Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa. It was his first official vis- it to Sri Lanka since assuming office.

On arrival in Colombo, the Prime Minister was received by his Sri Lankan counterpart and presented  a Guard of Honour.

He was later introduced to members of the Sri Lankan Cabinet. Prime Minister Imran and Rajapaksa then held a one-on-one meeting at Temple Trees, the official residence of the Sri Lankan Prime Minister. It was followed by delegation-level talks between Imran and Rajapaksa, according to the former’s office.

In a tweet, the Sri Lankan Prime Minister said:

“I warmly welcome Prime Minister Imran Khan of #Pakistan who is on his maiden visit to Sri Lanka. I Look forward to interacting with the PM and his delegation on matters of mu- tual interest to both our nations.”

Following their meeting, Prime Minister Imran tweeted:

“It’s a pleasure to be back in Sri Lan- ka again. My earlier two visits were on cricket tours in ‘75 & ‘86 where I witnessed the evolution of Sri Lankan cricket. Today I enjoyed the welcom- ing hospitality of Sri Lankan PM [Ra- japaksa].”

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