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Colombo: PM Imran meets Sri Lankan Opposition leader Sajith Premadasa


Arhama AltafWeb Editor

24th Feb, 2021. 06:14 pm
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Sri Lankan Opposition leader PM Imran
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Prime Minister Imran Khan has on Wednesday held a meeting with the Leader of the Opposition in Sri Lanka, Sajith Premadasa in Colombo.

He expressed gratitude from his party to PM Imran for his important visit to Colombo, Sri Lanka. He conveyed best wishes for the progress and prosperity of Pakistan under PM Imran’s leadership.

On the other hand, the Prime Minister had a meeting with the Pakistani business community attending Pakistan Sri Lanka Trade and Investment Conference 2021.

The business community shared various proposals for enhancement in trade and investment between Pakistan and Sri Lanka.

He also appreciated the proposals of the business community and assured that the Government would take all possible steps to facilitate the traders and investors.

Earlier in the day, PM Imran Khan said that he had an extensive and fruitful discussion with the President of Sri Lanka Gotabaya Rajapaksa. They both discussed boosting trade ties between the two countries.

While addressing the first Pakistan-Sri Lanka Trade and Investment Conference in Colombo, he said the way forward for the sub-continent is to resolve differences and improve trade relations.

He said our difference is only the Kashmir issue, which should be resolved as per the UN resolutions. He said differences can only be resolved through dialogue.

The Prime Minister said our problems are subservient to trade and investment. Imran Khan said he came to politics with the dream of a welfare state and poverty alleviation.

He said the current Pakistan government has taken a number of steps towards ease of doing business, removing impediments in the way of investment. He said as a result of these measures, Pakistan improved by 28 points in ease of doing business in the world.

The Prime Minister said we can learn from Sri Lanka in tourism. He said Pakistan has enormous potential in tourism, including unique mountains, coastal line and also religious tourism.

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