Economic relations: Pakistan, Sri Lanka to deepen ties

Pakistan will become a strong, dynamic progressive tolerant and democratic Islamic welfare state, says Qureshi.


APP August 14, 2013

ISLAMABAD: “We are exploring ways to broaden as well as deepen our economic ties, through enhancing trade and bilateral investment within the framework of the Free Trade Agreement between the two countries” said the High Commissioner of Pakistan in Sri Lanka, Maj Gen (Retd) Qasim Qureshi, as he celebrated the Independence Day with traditional fervour. The high commissioner said that Pakistan will become a strong, dynamic progressive tolerant and democratic Islamic welfare state, said a press release receive here on Wednesday. The messages of the president and the prime minster of Pakistan were read out. The high commissioner said economic cooperation coupled with peaceful resolution of disputes will pave the way for a promising future for the region.

Published in The Express Tribune, August 15th, 2013.

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COMMENTS (1)

Muhammad | 8 years ago | Reply

Yes, we should definitely have good relations with Sri Lanka! This will help us influence their policies on Sri Lankan Muslims.

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