Sri Lanka, Pakistan to sign mutually beneficial bilateral MoUs

Sri Lanka, Pakistan to sign mutually beneficial bilateral MoUs

February 20, 2021   03:33 pm

Prime Minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan is scheduled to undertake an official visit to Sri Lanka on the 23rd and 24th of February on the invitation extended by his Sri Lankan counterpart PM Mahinda Rajapaksa, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said.

During his visit, Premier Imran Khan will attend bilateral meetings with President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, while several other high-level engagements are planned, including a Business and Investment Forum, as well as a sports diplomacy initiative.

Both Sri Lanka and Pakistan Prime Ministers will together preside over an event to sign several mutually beneficial bilateral Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) on 23 February following their official talks at the Temple Trees.

PM Imran Khan in his maiden official visit this year outside the country will be accompanied by a high-powered business and investment delegation that will consist of business leaders in Pakistan, mainly from the sectors of textile and apparel, pharmaceuticals, agro-food commodities, sports goods, gems and jewellery, auto parts, ICT, construction material and surgical equipment.

He will be accompanied by Minister of Foreign Affairs Makhdoom Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Adviser to the Prime Minister on Commerce Abdul Razak Dawood, Secretary Foreign Affairs Sohail Mehmood and senior officials of the Pakistan Government.

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