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President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday congratulated newly sworn-in Prime Minister Imran Khan and expressed his intention to work closely to further mutual benefits for both countries.  

The President’s full message is given below. 

It is with great pleasure that I convey my warmest congratulations on your election to office as the Prime Minister of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan.

I am confident that your tenure of office will help steer your country towards peace, stability and prosperity. Our two countries enjoy close and cordial relations that have grown over the years, with potential for further advancement of our bilateral partnership. I look forward to working closely with you to further develop our historic friendship and partnership, and to find avenues to deepening the cooperation between the two nations.

Please accept the assurances of my highest consideration and best wishes for your good health, personal well-being and happiness.


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