President Maithripala Sirisena who is in New York to participate in the 70th Session of the United Nations General Assembly met Pakistani Prime Minister Mr. Nawaz Sharif and Prime Minister of Malta Mr. Joseph Muscat yesterday (Sep. 26) at UN Headquarters.
During the meeting with the Prime Minister of Pakistan, attention was paid on political matters pertaining to two countries. The two leaders discussed about the ways to strengthen the relationships between the two countries.
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif expressed his intention to make an official visit to Sri Lanka soon.
The Prime Minister of Malta, during his discussion with President Sirisena offered an official invitation to him for the Commonwealth Summit to be held in Malta.
The discussion was based on how to strengthen the bilateral relations between Malta and Sri Lanka. Prime Minister Joseph Muscat stated that he would encourage investors from Malta to invest in Sri Lanka.
After the bilateral meetings with the two Prime Ministers, the President also met Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma. President Sirisena, as the current President of the Commonwealth discussed about the actions to be taken to make next Commonwealth Summit successful.