President, PM felicitate Sri Lankan President elect

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our correspondent
ISLAMABAD
The government and leadership of Pakistan warmly felicitate newly-elected President of Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, Gotabaya Rajapaksa, on his electoral victory as the 7th President of the country.
President Dr. Arif Alvi and Prime Minister Imran Khan have congratulated the newly elected President of Sri Lanka Gotabaya Rajapaksa on his electoral victory.
In a tweet on Sunday, he said we hope to continue working with the new Sri Lankan President for betterment of our people and to advance our shared interests of regional peace, stability and prosperity.
Prime Minister Imran Khan Sunday congratulated Gotabaya Rajapaksa, Sri Lankan President elect, on his victory in the presidential elections.
“I extend heartfelt congratulations to Gotabaya Rajapaksa on victory in Sri Lankan Presidential elections. Pakistan looks forward to working closely with him and with Sri Lanka, for further deepening our brotherly ties and strengthening cooperation for peace, progress and prosperity of our peoples and the region,” PM office media wing in a press release quoted the prime minister as saying in his message of felicitation.
Foreign Office said Pakistan is confident that under his stewardship, Sri Lanka will continue its journey towards greater prosperity and peace.
Pakistan appreciates the conduct of a free, fair and peaceful election by Election Commission and the Government of Sri Lanka. The Government of Pakistan expresses the resolve to further fortify fraternal ties and to take this vital partnership to a new level. Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has also congratulated the newly-elected President of Sri Lanka Gotabaya Rajapaksa. In his felicitation message today, the Foreign Minister paid tribute to the Sri Lankan government for holding peaceful, free and transparent elections.

He expressed the hope that in the presence of newly-elected President, longstanding bilateral relations between Pakistan and Sri Lanka will be strengthened further.

He prayed for prosperity and development of Sri Lanka under the leadership of new President Gotabaya Rajapaksa.

Shah Mahmood Qureshi said Pakistan is committed to improve longstanding ties and mutual cooperation with Sri Lanka.

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