Feb 20, Colombo: The 7th Session of Commerce Secretaries Level Talks, hosted by Pakistan, were held virtually in Islamabad between the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka and the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, an official statement said.
The delegates from both sides engaged in productive and meaningful discussions on strengthening trade ties and resolving issues impeding trade. Prospects of enhancing trade through mutual cooperation and facilitation were also discussed.
The heads of the two delegations emphasized on the need to use this forum to further strengthen the existing bilateral trade and investment linkages between the two countries.
They also expressed their commitment to enhance trade relations by removing various impediments.
The meeting concluded with the commitment to expand and cement bilateral relationship between the two countries.
The Sri Lankan side acknowledged that Pakistan has been a long standing trading partner a closer ally and shared that Sri Lanka is eagerly looking forward to the upcoming visit of the Prime Minister of Pakistan to Colombo.