Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif says Pakistan and Sri Lanka could collaborate for the achievement of objectives of SAARC.

The Prime Minister was talking to President Pakistan-Sri Lanka friendship trade and investment Association, Iftikhar Aziz who called on him in Islamabad.

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said our government has provided comprehensive facilitation and protection of returns to investors as is evident from the pace of development projects.

He said both countries should take full advantage of the bilateral free trade agreement.

He appreciated Iftikhar Aziz for the invaluable gift of corneas for the people of Pakistan. Aziz is gifting 10 corneas to the Prime Minister, 10 corneas to the Chief Minister Punjab and 05 corneas to Governor of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

The Prime Minister congratulated Iftikhar Aziz for conferment of Tamgha-e-Khidmat award from the President of Pakistan.

He said that “This reflects the meritorious services that you have rendered towards promotion of friendship, trade and investment between the two Countries”.

He said that both countries should utilize the full potential of free-trade agreement”.

Aziz was accompanied by the Vice President and Secretary General of the Pakistan-Sri Lanka friendship trade and investment association.