Pakistan, Sri Lanka agree to fight terrorism, religious fundamentalism Together

Arhama AltafWeb Editor

23rd Feb, 2021. 09:41 pm
Pakistan Sri Lanka MOUs

Prime Minister Imran Khan had on Tuesday arrived in Colombo where he was received by his Sri Lankan counterpart Mahinda Rajapaksa at the airport. Upon his arrival, the Prime Minister inspected the Guard of Honour.

Later, the premier held a one-on-one meeting with his Sri Lankan counterpart Mahinda Rajapaksa at Temple Trees. Matters related to mutual interests and bilateral relations came under discussion.

Both the leaders also witnessed the signing of MoUs between Pakistan and Sri Lanka.

The premier also holds key bilateral, high-level meeting with the Sri Lankan Prime Minister and his delegation.

After the important meeting took place, the Sri Lankan PM took to his Twitter handle and updated regarding the key talks with PM Imran.

Several MoUs were also signed today between both nations to put into effect the bilateral discussions that were had. I thank PM Imran Khan, the Government and the people of Pakistan for remaining steadfast friend to SriLanka throughout, particularly in times of great need, he wrote. 

Mahinda Rajapaksa further added, “During our bilateral discussions earlier this evening, Prime Minister Imran Khan and I agreed to work closely towards enhancing our bilateral cooperation in the economic sector and a number of other areas including trade, investment, science, technology, defence and education.”

Furthermore, the Sri Lankan premier said, “We will continue to work together to fight terrorism, religious fundamentalism and extremism. We also agreed to continue with the current mechanism to curb illegal drug trafficking, arms smuggling and other illegal activities by sharing information through the relevant agencies.”

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