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Sri Lankan Army Commander Meets PM Abbasi

Islamabad (April 24, 2018): Commander of the Sri Lankan Army, Lt Gen Mahesh Senanayake, called on Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Monday and lauded Pakistan’s sacrifices in war against terrorism.

Matters relating to bilateral defence relations and mutual cooperation were discussed during the meeting held at the Prime Minister’s Office, said an official statement.Expressing satisfaction over the existing level of security cooperation between the two countries, PM Abbasi observed that regional peace is a shared objective of the two countries, and therefore calls for greater cooperation and sharing of expertise in the field of defence.Lt Gen Senanayake thanked the premier for his warm welcome and appreciated the huge sacrifices of the Pakistani nation and its valiant armed forces in the fight against the menace of terrorism.

He said that Sri Lanka is keen to further strengthen its ties with Pakistan and promote multi-faceted cooperation in the areas of security and defence.

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