Colombo, January 20 (newsin.asia): Pakistan’s new High Commissioner to Sri Lanka, Major General (Retd.) Muhammad Saad Khattak presented his credentials to President of Sri Lanka, Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the President’s Office on Monday.
During the audience with Sri Lankan President, the Maj.Gen.Khattak conveyed the best wishes of the President and the Prime Minister of Pakistan to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and the people of Sri Lanka. He affirmed the desire to further strengthen fraternal ties between the two countries.
The President warmly welcomed the High Commissioner to Sri Lanka and extended his best wishes for a successful term.
Maj. Gen. (Retd.) Muhammad Saad Khattak has 35 years of an illustrious career in various assignments both in and outside the Pakistan.
He is a graduate of French Army Junior Staff Course, Defense Intelligence Directors Course, UK, Command and Staff College Quetta, and National Defence University Islamabad.
He has a Master’s Degrees in Political Science, War Studies and an M. Phil in International Relations.
His posting in Baluchistan and in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, the Frontier Agency and Islamabad/Rawalpindi in senior positions provided him a unique insight into War on Terror.
Maj.Gen.Khattak has appeared as a security expert in the media and has been writing articles for leading newspapers.
(Seen in the above picture,are: Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Dinesh Gunawardena, High Commissioner Maj.Gen (R).Muhammad Saad Khattak, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, Mrs.Khattak and Secretary to the President Dr.P.B.Jayasundara)