The Foreign Minister of Pakistan Hina Rabbani Khar will be visiting Sri Lanka from 1st to 3rd August, 2012, at the invitation of her Sri Lankan counterpart, Minister of External Affairs Prof. G.L. Peiris.
During her three day visit, Hina Rabbani Khar will call on the Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa and will also meet several top leaders of Sri Lanka, a press release from High Commission of Pakistan in Colombo said.
The two sides will hold discussions for strengthening political, defense, cultural, tourism, media, economic, business and trade relations while forging strong bonds between the two nations.
The visit is aimed at enhancing bilateral ties between the people of the two countries which date back to the days of the Buddhist civilization and have been marked by a shared interest in regional peace and stability.
Since the establishment of diplomatic relations between Pakistan and Sri Lanka in 1948, the two countries have consistently maintained close, cordial and a mutually supportive relationship.