Prime Minister Imran Khan has embarked on a two-day official visit to Sri Lanka today. He has been invited by his Sri Lankan counterpart Mahinda Rajapaksa.

He is accompanied by Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, Adviser to Prime Minister (PM) on Commerce and Investment Abdul Razaq Dawood, and Special Assistant to the PM for Overseas Pakistanis Zulfi Bukhari.

This will be the premier’s first visit to the country since assuming office in 2018.

During his visit, the premier will meet President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and his counterpart Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa.

PM Imran will also lead the delegation-level talks which will cover areas like trade, health, education, investment, culture and tourism and defence and security, the Foreign Office said.

The reconstitution of the Sri Lanka-Pakistan Parliamentary Friendship Association will also be announced to further promote parliamentary exchanges between the two nations.

The writer is a member of staff
The reporting desk can be reached at info@thecorrespondent.com.pk

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