(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – Pakistan’s Acting High Commissioner, Tanvir Ahmad, accompanied by Trade and Investment Attaché, Asmma Kamal called on the Minister of Trade Bandula Gunawardena today (26). A very fruitful discussion was held to strategise a way forward in streamlining and enhancing bilateral trade under the Pakistan – Sri Lanka Free Trade Agreement (FTA), with a focus on high potential sectors.
The Acting High Commissioner briefed the Trade Minister on the various initiatives being undertaken by the Government of Pakistan to boost bilateral trade, investment and economic cooperation, with a particular focus on promoting Pakistan’s Buddhist tourism in Sri Lanka.
Both sides agreed on undertaking all possible measures to resolving impediments in a mutually beneficial way in order to realise the high bilateral trade potential between the two friendly countries.
The Acting High Commissioner invited the Trade Minister to undertake a visit to Pakistan at an early convenience, which will give boost to bilateral trade, joint ventures and economic cooperation between Pakistan and Sri Lanka.