Sri Lankan High Commissioner Meets with Pakistan’s Naval Chief to Strengthen Bilateral Ties
January 20, Colombo (LNW): On Monday (15), Sri Lanka’s High Commissioner to Pakistan, Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne, engaged in discussions with Pakistan’s Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral Naveed Ashraf. The talks centered around various crucial subjects, including mutual interests, the contemporary geopolitical landscape, and emerging challenges in maritime security. Both dignitaries underscored the enduring relationship between Sri Lanka and Pakistan, highlighting the consistent growth of bilateral ties over the past seven decades.
Admiral Naveed Ashraf emphasized the significance of collaborative efforts to uphold regional maritime security. Commending the strong leadership of the President of Sri Lanka, the Chief of Naval Staff assured Pakistan’s continued support to Sri Lanka in the years ahead.
In response, the High Commissioner expressed gratitude for the pivotal role played by the Pakistan Navy in ensuring maritime security in the region. The meeting reflects the commitment of both nations to fostering cooperation and addressing shared challenges in the maritime domain.