Pakistan, Sri Lanka agree to boost defence ties

nawqazzzzzStaff Reporter

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Sri Lanka should continue making joint efforts for turning South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) into a model regional organization of mutual cooperation and progress, this was stated by President Mamnoon Hussain while talking to his Sri Lankan Counterpart Maithripala Sirisena in Islamabad.

The President said Pakistan believes in friendly relations with all of its neighbouring countries. He said that the signing of various memorandums of understanding and agreements with Sri Lanka in different fields will enhance bilateral relations even further. Speaking on the occasion the Sri Lankan President said that Pakistan is a sincere friend and brotherly country. He added that the whole Sri Lankan nation respect Pakistan. The two Presidents also agreed on further strengthening bilateral cooperation in defence and security fields.

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