Newly elected Sri Lankan President responds back to the Pakistani leadership

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Newly elected Sri Lankan President responds back to the Pakistani leadership

ISLAMABAD - Sri Lankan President-elect Gotabaya Rajapaksa has thanked Pakistani leadership and its people for the wishes they extended on his election as the President of Sri Lanka.

In a tweet, he expressed the commitment to build closer ties and understanding between Pakistan and Srilanka.

The government and leadership of Pakistan warmly felicitate President-elect of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, Gotabaya Rajapaksa, on his electoral victory as the 7th President of the country.

In a press release on Sunday, Foreign Office said Pakistan is confident that under his stewardship, Sri Lanka will continue its journey towards greater prosperity and peace.

Pakistan appreciates the conduct of a free, fair and peaceful election by Election Commission and the Government of Sri Lanka.

The Government of Pakistan expresses the resolve to further fortify fraternal ties and to take this vital partnership to a new level.

President Dr Arif Alvi has congratulated the newly elected President of Sri Lanka Gotabaya Rajapaksa on his electoral victory.

In a tweet on Sunday, he said we hope to continue working with the new Sri Lankan President for the betterment of our people and to advance our shared interests of regional peace, stability, and prosperity.