Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain says Pakistan has attached great importance to its relations with Sri Lanka, which were cordial and friendly.
The Pakistani President made this observation during a meeting with a visiting Sri Lankan delegation headed by Speaker Karu Jayasuriya.
President Mamnoon Hussain added Pakistan will always assist and stand by Sri Lanka.
He said recent high-level exchanges have been very productive and are a testimony of dynamic cooperation between the two countries.
Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain said that both the countries need to increase their cooperation in the security and economic fields to further cement the friendly relations.
The Pakistan President also lauded the perseverance and resolve of the people of Sri Lanka in courageously defeating the menace of terrorism from their country.
The President said that Pakistan has the privilege of being a proud partner of Sri Lanka in its campaign against the LTTE by providing unwavering support to it.