(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – High Commissioner of Pakistan, Maj. Gen. (Retd) Muhammad Saad Khattak met with Mr. Anura De Silva, President of Sri Lanka Football Federation, at Independence Avenue Colombo, on 15th July 2020.
The High Commissioner, on behalf of the Government of Pakistan, gifted made in Pakistan football & sports kits to the President of Sri Lanka Football Federation. The President appreciated and thanked the Government and people of Pakistan for this kind gesture.
During the meeting, the High Commissioner emphasized that Pakistan and Sri Lanka share strong bonds of friendship, love for sports is what joins the hearts of Sri Lankans & Pakistanis. He further said that Sri Lanka, like Pakistan, is a sports-loving country and the Sri Lankan school system is quite active in keeping the youth’s passion towards sports alive. He also emphasized on the need of enhancing sporting interactions between the two countries especially football to strengthen the already strong relations.