Lankapage Logo CP 19 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Pakistan envoy briefs Sri Lankan Prime Minister on regional situation
Tue, Mar 12, 2019, 08:01 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Mar 12, Colombo: High Commissioner of Pakistan, Maj. Gen. (R) Dr. Shahid Ahmad Hashmat called on the Sri Lankan Prime Minister, Ranil Wickramasinghe on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 and briefed him on regional security situation following the Pulwama incident.

The High Commissioner apprised the Prime Minister about Pakistan's desire for peace and stability in the region and resolution of all issues through meaningful negotiations and dialogue. He also underlined Pakistan's resolve to protect its territory against any external aggression.

Dr. Hashmat, while highlighting the repeated overtures by the Prime Minister of Pakistan to de-escalate tensions across the Line of Control, emphasized that Pakistan would encourage international community's support for dialogue between India and Pakistan for peaceful resolution of all disputes, including the Kashmir issue.

Prime Minister Wickramasinghe, while acknowledging Pakistan's perspective, stated that Sri Lanka is closely observing the developing situation between India and Pakistan. He emphasized that the security tensions between the countries should not be escalated. The Prime Minister expressed the hope that both countries will resolve all issues through meaningful deliberations, which will promote peace and stability in the region.

He appreciated the role of the Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan and underscored that Prime Minister Khan has demonstrated prudence and statesmanship under stressful situation.

 

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories ::
Sri Lanka signs agreement for single largest project loan of US$ 989 million from EXIM Bank of China
-- [1 hour and 3 minutes ago]
Prime Minister says World Water Day is a great opportunity to educate the society on sustainable management of water resources
-- [1 hour and 43 minutes ago]
UNP May Day rally this year at the CMC grounds
-- [2 hours ago]
Beliatta PS Opposition Leader succumbs to gunshot injuries
-- [3 hours ago]
Sri Lanka to construct a 100 MW of floating solar power plant in the Maduru Oya Reservoir
-- [4 hours ago]
Sri Lanka welcomes adoption of consensus resolution, invites OHCHR to engage closely to verify facts
Measures to raise the economy to right place - Harsha
Sri Lanka consensus resolution adopted at UNHRC without a vote
No official statement from Singapore to Sri Lankan authorities on extradition of Arjuna Mahendran - PMD
Sri Lanka becomes less happy, slips 14 notches in World Happiness to rank 130th

Copyright © 2000, 2016 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.