Pakistan attaches great importance to its ties with Sri Lanka – Pak Envoy


Colombo—A 27-member delegation of the Sri Lankan Army PACES (Pakistan Army Physical Agility and Combat Efficiency System) met with High Commissioner of Pakistan in Sri Lanka, Maj. Gen. (R) Syed Shakeel Hussain at the High Commission of Pakistan on Tuesday.
The delegation is travelling to Lahore, Pakistan to participate in the International PACES Competition starting from 18-26 October 2016. While, addressing the delegation, the High Commissioner highlighted that Pakistan and Sri Lanka have consistently maintained close, cordial and mutually supportive relations at all levels. These deep rooted relations draws strength from centuries old civilizational link through our shared rich heritage, which is preserved by the people and Government of Pakistan with due reverence, he added. H.E. Shakeel Hussain further elaborated that the Government of Pakistan is actively engaged with all neighboring countries in an effort to create a peaceful neighborhood.—Agencies