Prime Minister Imran Khan telephoned the newly-elected President of Sri Lanka, Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa

November 19, 2019

Prime Minister Imran Khan telephoned the newly-elected President of Sri Lanka, Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa, to felicitate him on his election as the 7th President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka. 

 

The Prime Minister said that the election reflected the trust reposed by the Sri Lankan people in the leadership and vision of President Rajapaksa. The Prime Minister hoped that the country and its people would achieve greater success and prosperity under President Gotabaya’s stewardship. 

 

The excellent Pakistan-Sri Lanka bilateral relations were also discussed. The two leaders reciprocated each other’s desire to further fortify bilateral cooperation in diverse areas. 

 

The Prime Minister extended a cordial invitation to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa to visit Pakistan at his earliest convenience.  President Rajapaksa accepted the invitation. 

 

 

Islamabad

19 November 2019