FM Qureshi meets Sri Lankan Counterpart, discusses bilateral relations, regional security

FM Qureshi meets Sri Lankan Counterpart, discusses bilateral relations, regional security
Colombo: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi held a meeting with his newly-appointed Sri Lankan counterpart, Foreign Minister Dinesh Gunawardena in Colombo on Monday and discussed bilateral relations and matters of mutual interests, GNN reported.

Both counterparts discussed bilateral relations, regional security situation and matters of mutual interests in the meeting.

On the occasion, Shah Mahmood Qureshi said both countries have supported each other on regional and international matters.

The Foreign Minister also highlighted the dire situation in Indian Occupied Kashmir and said that India is continuously committing human rights violations in occupied Kashmir for over seven decades.

Shah Mahmood Qureshi also invited his Sri Lankan counterpart to visit Pakistan with a delegation of Sri Lankan Business Community to boost up current volume of bilateral trade and investment between the two countries.

Both leaders agreed to continue consultation for regional peace and stability.

Earlier, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi reached Sri Lanka on a two-day official visit to the country.

Additional Secretary of Sri Lankan Ministry of Foreign Affairs and high officials from Pakistani High Commission welcomed the Foreign Minister at Bandaranaike International Airport Colombo.

During his visit the Foreign Minister will meet the Sri Lankan leadership.

He will also talk to media and will express Pakistan's stance on regional situation and important regional affairs.