Pakistan to back Sri Lanka at UNHRC session

Pakistan has reiterated that it will vote in favour of Sri Lanka at the on-going 46th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva.

Pakistan President Arif Alvi has made the revelation during a meeting with visiting Acting Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army, General Shavendra Silva.

The Pakistan President has said Sri Lanka remains at the forefront as a country that successfully defeated terrorism.

Pakistan President Arif Alvi has also emphasised the importance of improving bilateral ties in areas of defence, education, environment, trade and commerce.

The Army Commander has meanwhile commended the support extended by the Pakistan military to Sri Lanka over the years.

General Shavendra Silva has noted that Pakistan supported Sri Lanka unconditionally during difficult times and remains a true friend of the nation.

General Shavendra Silva is currently in Pakistan to attend the Pakistan Day celebrations

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