High Commissioner of Sri Lanka calls on Minister for Finance

Islamabad, December 04, 2014 (PPI-OT): The High Commissioner of Sri Lanka to Pakistan, Air Chief Marshal Jayalath Weerakkody called on the Federal Minister for Finance, Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar here on Thursday.

The Finance Minister welcomed the High Commissioner and said that the feeling of friendship is shared by both the sides and we would like to expand it further.

The Sri Lankan Envoy while talking to the Minister put forth a proposal for Pakistan to invest in housing and infrastructure Projects in Sri-Lanka as many other regional investors are also making investment in this sphere. The Minister said was a proposal worth consideration and he would like Pakistani investors to expand their horizons.

Mr. Weerakkody also discussed the current political situation of the country with the Finance Minister and said that the diplomatic community supports democracy in Pakistan.

Finance Minister extended to Mr. Weerakkody his best wishes for the upcoming presidential elections in Sri Lanka and said Paksitan would continue to work with Sri Lanka in future to promote mutual goodwill and cooperation.

The meeting was attended by Rana Assad Amin, Advisor Finance Division, Shahid Mehmood Khan, SA to Finance Minister besides Senior Officials of Economic Affairs Division.

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