FM emphasizes need to enhance volume of bilateral trade with Sri Lanka August 17, 2020

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FM emphasizes need to enhance volume of bilateral trade with Sri Lanka August 17, 2020

ISLAMABAD- Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has emphasized the need to enhance the volume of bilateral trade with Sri Lanka and achieve the annual target of one billion US dollars. 

He was talking to newly-appointed High Commissioner of Sri Lanka to Pakistan, retired Admiral Mohan Wijewickrama in Islamabad today (Monday).

He reaffirmed the importance of strong bilateral ties and underscored the need to further deepen and broaden cooperation in all areas of mutual interest.

Shah Mahmood Qureshi conveyed that Pakistan stands as a proud partner of Sri Lanka in its human resource development, security cooperation, fight against terrorism, and progress and prosperity.

On the occasion, the High Commissioner conveyed his government's appreciation for Pakistan's consistent support to Sri Lanka at their times of need. Reciprocating the warm sentiments, he expressed his commitment to work for further increasing the momentum of bilateral relations.