PM Nawaz Sharif urges Pak-Sri Lanka to conclude Comprehensive Economic Policy Agreement

Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has said Pakistan and Sri Lanka enjoy excellent relations and there is strong political will on both sides to promote cooperation in diverse fields.

He said this while talking to Sri Lankan Minister for Irrigation and Water Management Nimal Siripala De Silva‚ who called on him in Islamabad on Friday.

The Prime Minister stressed that both sides should work towards concluding Comprehensive Economic Policy Agreement by 2016 and encourage the private sector to invest in each other’s country.

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif assured Pakistan’s continued support to Sri Lanka at International forums. Nimal Siripala De Silva expressed the confidence that relations between the two countries will further enhance in days to come.