Colombo, March 21 (newsin.asia) – Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena will undertake a three day official visit to Pakistan from March 22 to 24 on an invitation extended by his Pakistani counterpart Mamnoon Hussain, the Foreign Ministry said in a statement here Wednesday.
Sirisena will visit Pakistan to attend the National Day of Pakistan and will also hold discussions with President Hussain, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and other officials.
Sirisena will also attend the signing of four Memoranda of Understanding on Youth Development between Sri Lanka and Pakistan, between the Bandaranaike International Diplomatic Training Institute of Sri Lanka and the Foreign Service Academy of Pakistan, between the Institute of National Security Studies of Sri Lanka and the Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad and between the Sri Lanka Institute of Development Administration and National School of Public Policy, Pakistan.
During his visit, Sirisena will also declare open the re-furbished International Buddhist Centre in the diplomatic enclave in Islamabad.
The visit will be Sirisena’s second visit to Pakistan since being elected to Office in 2015.