G.L. Peiris visits Pakistan

Thursday, 22 August 2013 - 10:47


External Affairs Minister G.L. Peiris will undertake a visit to Pakistan today to discuss matters related to bilateral relations ahead of the Commonwealth Head of Government Meeting.


Proffesor Peiris said he would meet Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharrif and Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar during his visit to discuss the entire gamut of bilateral relations between the two countries.


Pakistan has been a key political ally of Sri Lanka.


During the sessions of the United Nations Human Rights Council, Pakistan played a role in rallying the support of like-minded countries for Sri Lanka.