The Army Commander of Pakistan has said that Sri Lanka which has ended terrorism will also win the economic battle.
Army Commander of Pakistan Gen. Ashfaq Parvaz Kayani who met with Prime Minster D.M. Jayaratne expressed this view. He said that Sri Lanka is making a successful journey towards development. The Prime Minister pointed out that a broad based porgramme will be introduced for Sri Lanka and Pakistan to expand economic activities. Prime Minister D.M. Jayaratne said that Sri Lanka appreciates the assistance extended by Pakistan to end terrorism. High Commissioner of Pakistan in Sri Lanka Seema Illahi Baloch participated in the occasion. Secretary to the Prime Minister S. Amarasekea and Army Commander Lt. Gen. Jagath Jayasruiya were also present.