Retired Pakistani Defense Secretary Meets Sri Lankan President for Bilateral Talks
January 04, Colombo (LNW): Lt. Gen. Hamood Uz Zaman Khan (Retired), Pakistan’s former Defence Ministry Secretary, visited President Ranil Wickremesinghe on January 3 during his stay in Sri Lanka for the fourth Sri Lanka-Pakistan Bilateral Defence Dialogue at Sri Jayawardenepura’s Defence Headquarters Complex.
President Wickremesinghe warmly greeted Mr. Khan and engaged in a concise conversation. The meeting saw the attendance of Minister of State for Defence Premitha Bandara Tennakoon, Senior Adviser to the President on National Security, and Chief of Presidential Staff Sagala Ratnayaka. Additionally, Secretary of the Ministry of Defence General Kamal Gunaratne (Retired) was present.
Subsequently, the Pakistani Defence Secretary held a separate discussion with President’s Senior Adviser on National Security and Chief of the Presidential Staff, Mr. Sagala Ratnayaka, focusing on bilateral matters and shared interests.