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‘Pakistan offers USD 15 million credit line to Sri Lanka for defence cooperation’

By ET news

Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said that defence and security cooperation to end the menace of terrorism are of equal importance to both Pakistan and Sri Lanka.

He said that Pakistan has offered Sri Lanka a credit line of $15 million in this regard, Geotv reported. The Foreign Minister along with Prime Minister Imran Khan are on a two-day official visit to Sri Lanka.

Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Dinesh Gunwardena has said that Imran Khan’s visit will help strengthen bilateral ties and cooperation. Later, Qureshi addressed the media over Imran Khan’s visit to the Sri Lanka.

Qureshi said Pakistan is standing side by side with Sri Lanka as a partner for the development of human resources, security cooperation, fighting terrorism, development and prosperity.

Qureshi said Pakistan has transformed its geo-political priorities into geo-economic priorities.

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