Hina Rabbani Khar to visit Sri Lanka in August

Last Updated: Thursday, July 26, 2012 - 19:37

Islamabad: Pakistan Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar will visit Sri Lanka during August 1-3 to review progress in bilateral ties and to identify areas for strengthening cooperation between the two countries.

Khar will visit Sri Lanka at the invitation of Foreign Minister GL Peiris.

"During the visit, the two sides will review progress in bilateral relations and identify areas for further strengthening bilateral cooperation in a comprehensive manner," the Foreign Office said in a statement issued today.

During the three-day visit, Khar will call on President Mahinda Rajapaksa and meet several top leaders.

Pakistani officials said her discussions will focus on strengthening political, defence, cultural, tourism and trade relations.

PTI



First Published: Thursday, July 26, 2012 - 19:37

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