Sri Lankan High commissioner in Islamabad Meets Pakistani Naval Chief

2020-12-23 10:55:14 Marine News

Sri Lankan High Commissioner in Pakistan Vice Admiral Mohan Wijewickrama has called on Pakistan Navy chief Admiral Amjad Niazi at the Naval Headquarters in Islamabad, according to Sri Lankan media reports.

The two “dignitaries discussed matters related to mutual interests, regional security & bilateral collaborations”, according to the Pakistan's  Navy's Directorate General Public Relations.

The visit comes a day after Wijewickrama, while addressing members of the business community, during his visit to Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI), observed the two countries shared deep historical, cultural and trade ties. The SriLankan high commissioner is Islamabad is a former naval officer.

“The volume of bilateral trade between Pakistan and Sri Lanka, which is currently close to 450million US Dollars, could be increased to 2 billion US Dollars,” he had said.

Trade relations could be further strengthened in many areas

Trade relations could be further strengthened in many areas as there is a huge potential for developing partnerships in trade, investment and industry within various sectors including textiles, construction materials, agro-processing, pharmaceuticals, gems and jewellery, tourism and education, he said.

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