Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan will address the Sri Lankan Parliament later this month.
According to the details, Imran Khan will be addressing the Sri Lankan Parliament with Sri Lankan Muslim leaders pinning their hopes on the Pakistani premier addressing their human rights concerns during his visit. He is expected to arrive Sri Lanka on February 23.
News of the visit has been widely reported in Indian and Sri Lankan media, however, the Foreign Office had previously not made any comment.
As per the Sri Lankan officials, Imran Khan will hold talks with President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa and Foreign Minister Dinesh Gunawardena.
It will be his his first foreign trip of the year.
It is worth mentioning here that President Rajapaska is familiar with Pakistan where he attended courses in military training institutions.
Both countries have for decades enjoyed a broad-based relationship on trade, commerce, culture and defense matters.