Sri Lankan PM says looking forward to visit to Pakistan


COLOMBO:   Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa on Saturday said he was looking forward to mutual-high level visits between Islamabad and Colombo after Prime Minister Imran Khan extended congratulations to him on his re-election.
“Many thanks to Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan for your phone call and warm wishes. I look forward to mutual high-level visits between our countries to strengthen our friendly bilateral ties,” Rajapaksa tweeted on Saturday.
The Rajapaksa brothers secured a two-thirds majority in parliamentary elections on Friday. PM Rajapaksa’s Sri Lanka Podujana Party (SLPP) won 145 seats, according to final results.