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].”