Pakistani envoy called on Lankan PM Rajapaksa

Pakistani envoy called on Lankan PM Rajapaksa

SAM Staff,
 Pakistani envoy Dr.Shaheed Ahmad Hashmat (R) called on Lankan PM Rajapaksa

The High Commissioner of Pakistan, Dr. Shahid Ahmad Hashmat met Sri Lankan Prime Minister, Mahinda Rajapaksa and Speaker Parliament, Karu Jayasuriya here on Thursday.

During the meetings, the current political situation in Sri Lanka was discussed.

High Commissioner Dr. Shaheed Ahmad Hashmat reiterated Pakistan’s support for the continuance and consolidation of the democratic process in Sri Lanka. Dr.Hashmat expressed the hope that the ongoing political problems will be overcome peacefully and amicably in accordance with the constitution of Sri Lanka and the aspirations of the Sri Lankan people.

Earlier the Chinese Ambassador Cheng Xueyuan had met both Prime Minister Rajapaksa and ousted PM Ranil Wickremesinghe.