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* Sri Lankan President Chief Guest at Pakistan Republic Day celebrations
Fri, Mar 23, 2018, 07:07 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Mar 23, Islamabad: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena was the Chief Guest at the Pakistan Republic Day celebrations held in Islamabad, on Friday (23) on a grand scale to mark the 78th National Day.

The President was warmly received by the Prime Minister of Pakistan, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi when he arrived at the venue.

With the arrival of the President Sirisena the program commenced, and the dignitaries including the Presidents of both countries observed the tri forces parade, cultural pageant and Air show.

Military forces from Bahrain, Jordan and United Arab Emirates have also joined in this Air show with the Pakistan forces.

Speaking at the occasion, Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain made a special note on the friendship shared by Pakistan and Sri Lanka. He thanked President Sirisena for accepting his invitation and participating in the event said that the people of Pakistan express heartfelt gratitude to the Sri Lankan President.

The warm welcome with dignity given to President Maithripala Sirisena will open new pathway for the Sri Lanka - Pakistani bilateral relations, President's Media Division said.

The bilateral discussions between President Sirisena and Pakistan Prime Minister Abbasi will be followed by signing of four agreements between the two countries.

President Sirisena will also open the reconstructed Buddhist International Cultural Centre in Islamabad later today.

 

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