President Maithripala Sirisena will leave for Pakistan this afternoon commencing a three-day state visit on the invitation of President of Pakistan Mamnoon Hussain.

President Sirisena will hold bilateral discussions with the President , Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and other Pakistani dignitaries.

Sri Lanka and Pakistan are due to sign agreements aimed at strengthening the political and economic ties between the two countries.

President Maithripala’s state visit to Pakistan will provide a new dynamism to the bilateral engagement, building upon the excellent relations, which exist between the two countries.


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